Idris Abdus-Salaam Killed by Knox County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
7210 Strawberry Plains Pike
Mapping Police Violence:

Idris Abdus-Salaam allegedly fatally stabbed three women and wounded a fourth at a Knoxville truck stop before he was shot and killed by deputies.

Victim's Name: Idris Abdus-Salaam

Agency Responsible: Knox County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 33

Race: Black

Date of Death: April 7, 2020

County: Knox

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified by District Attorney

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5727

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