NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Floyd Ray Cook of Lebanon, Kentucky.

Cook is wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department for Attempted Murder. On October 24th, officers with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department responded to an officer involved shooting where Cook is believed to have shot Algood Police Officer Ahscari Valencia during a traffic stop. Cook fled to Kentucky, where he was allegedly involved in another shooting incident with law enforcement officers. He was able to escape on foot in the area of Highway 61 area south of Burkesville, Kentucky, close to the Tennessee/ Kentucky line.

Cook, 62, is a white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. Cook should not be approached and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Floyd Ray Cook is urged to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463). There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Floyd Ray Cook

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