4 dead including suspect, 1 hurt in Tenn. truck stop stabbing

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/Gray News) — Four people are dead after a stabbing and an officer-involved shooting at an East Knox County truck stop.

Four women were stabbed at the Pilot just before 7 a.m.

Three of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene. One was taken to the hospital and their condition remained unknown.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, a male suspect was shot and killed by an officer after allegedly refusing to drop a knife he was holding.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office confirmed that no officers were hurt in the incident.

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