Kingsport police searching for 'armed and dangerous suspect'

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Kingsport police are asking for your help in finding a suspect who they believe was involved in a recent shooting incident.

On November 20, officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the area of Cloud Apartments in Kingsport. Eyewitnesses said that Jonathan J. Ryans fired three shots.

Officers found three 9mm shell casings near the intersection of Reedy Place and Nelson Street. Following an investigation, Ryans was charged with felony reckless endangerment.

Ryans is also wanted for aggravated assault in connection with an unrelated incident which police say occurred in Bristol, Tennessee.

Detectives consider Ryans armed and extremely dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with information is asked to call 423-229-9429.