Stabbing Suspcet Arrested

Knoxville (WVLT) - A man has been charged with one count of aggravated assault in an overnight stabbing.

KPD officials say they were called to the Walgreen’s on Clinton Highway just after 1:30 a.m. Monday morning to reports of a stabbing.

The victim 34-year-old Richard Jinks had been stabbed multiple times.

He was transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Before that though, he was able to provide a description of the suspect and the suspect's vehicle.

That's how police were able to catch up to 41-year-old James Anthony Wheeler at I-275 and Baxter Avenue.

Officials found blood on the car and also on Wheeler.

Again, wheeler was charged with one count of aggravated assault.


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