Knoxville Police Search for East Knox Murder Suspect

Knoxville (WVLT) - We now know the identity of the man, wanted in connection with a murder earlier this week in the Lonsdale Community.

The Knoxville Police Department says 34-year-old William Blake, also known as "Boo Boo", shot and killed 25-year-old Nicholas Gillis on Wednesday.

Blake fled the scene after the shooting, and authorities say he is considered armed and dangerous

Blake has brown hair, is about 6' 2" and weighs 175 pounds.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you can call 215-7212, you don't have to leave your name.