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Man charged with attempted first-degree murder in apartment shooting case

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A grand jury has indicted the suspect in an apartment shooting last month.

The jury charged 36-year-old Ronnie Harshaw with attempted first-degree murder. He's accused in a shooting incident that happened on September 18 at Bakertown Apartments.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested him several days later after a short chase.

Harshaw is being held on a $100,000 bond. 


According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Ronnie Harshaw, 36, is in custody following an investigation.

KCSO arrested Harshaw Wednesday night after he jumped from a vehicle on Ebenezer Road.

He is charged with violation of probation.

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The Knox County Sheriff's Office continues to search for a man wanted in an apartment shooting. It happened on September 16 at the Bakertown Apartments.

According to witnesses, 36-year-old Ronnie Harshaw and two other men knocked on the front door and windows of an apartment and fired two rounds inside.

A 19-year-old woman was hit by bullet fragments. She had non-threatening injuries.

The sheriff's office says Harshaw is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone who knows where he is is asked to call the sheriff's office at 215-2243.

Editor's note: Harshaw is charged with attempted first-degree murder, not first-degree murder as was previously posted.  We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

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