NEW DETAILS: Criminal history of suspect involved in Scott County manhunt

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News Channel 11 obtained new information into the lengthy criminal history of the suspect at the center of a Scott County manhunt Wednesday. 

Timothy Manuel was shot and killed by law enforcement after an hours-long manhunt. 

The manhunt began when a deputy with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office tried to pull Manuel over Wednesday morning. 

He refused to stop eventually firing a weapon at law enforcement before hiding in a heavily wooded area near Roberts Creek Road. 

According to records obtained by News Channel 11 from  the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Manuel had a lengthly criminal history. 

Manuel had at least 19 charges on his record, from the state of Tennessee alone, spanning from a time period of August 2017 to May 2019. 

Manuel was charged with several crimes including unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and DUI. 

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