Aryan Nations Gang Member on the Run After Shooting Tennessee Police Officer

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A Tennessee police officer was shot on Thursday night and the suspect wanted for his attempted murder is on the run. KPD reported that Officer Jay Williams, a 14-year veteran of the police force, tried to pull over Wilson on a speeding violation.

Authorities recovered Wilson's vehicle early Friday.

It's unclear if he was the only person in the auto during the attempted traffic stop.

The TBI is offering up to a $2,500 for information that leads to Ronnie L. Wilson's capture for attempted first degree murder of a police officer.

Law enforcement agencies across the state are "very familiar" with Wilson, Rausch said.

KPD said if Wilson isn't apprehended by Friday morning, they're considering putting out what is known as a Blue Alert.

Williams was transported to UT Medical Center to treat a gunshot wound to the shoulder, where he was later released Friday morning.

Aryan Nations is the largest white supremacist prison gang in Tennessee with over 700 members, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

Wilson on Facebook has posted photos of himself shirtless, showing off a large swastika tattoo on his chest and, on his stomach, a Celtic cross with different images in each quadrant and the words "White Pride Worldwide" around the outside.

Wilson, who is already well-known by local law enforcement was sentenced to three years in prison in 2011 for aggravated burglary. "So when they go out into the exercise yard, they take off their shirt, then it's readily apparent who they belong to, what their rank is in the gang, and then that status that they're looking for".

"It borrows its name from the older neo-Nazi group of the same name but is a completely separate group", according to the ADL.