“The Knoxville Police Department has identified the suspect and the officer involved in a deadly shooting late Friday night. The incident happened at a the home the suspect shared with his mother in the Christenberry neighborhood in Knoxville.
A preliminary investigation has determined Paul Edward Capps, 47, was shot by Officer Brian Leatherwood. Capps died as a result of the shooting.”
“Capps’ daughter-in-law, Ashley Capps, told 10News he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. She said Capps has lived with his mother for at least the past 10 years. Ashley Capps is married to one of Capps’ sons. She said her father-in-law was “a quiet but sweet human who loved his sons and grandchildren, even with his mental state. The boys have never seen him violent, ever.”