Police arrest white supremacist wanted in connection with shooting of Tennessee officer

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Police arrest white supremacist wanted in connection with shooting of Tennessee officer. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 9 a.m. on January 13, 2018. (WPVI)

Police have arrested a white supremacist who was wanted for shooting a Knoxville, Tennessee police officer.

Investigators say 31-year-old Ronnie Lucas Wilson fired shots Thursday evening during a traffic stop.

The officer was hit in the shoulder and is expected to make a full recovery.

Authorities say Wilson is a confirmed member of the Aryan Nations white supremacist gang.

He was already wanted on a probation violation for aggravated assault.

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