A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One man was sent to the hospital after another man stabbed him Saturday night.
At about 10:30 p.m., officers from the Knoxville Police Department responded to a stabbing call near the railroad tracks near Cooper St. and Depot Ave.
Officers located the intoxicated victim, Jeffery McCrary, 47, and observed a small puncture wound to his abdomen. The victim was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Witnesses at the scene stated the stabbing victim was actually the aggressor in an altercation with another homeless man.
A couple hours later, officers located the other man involved, 43-year-old Mark Borden. Borden's version of the story was similar to what witnesses had stated.
McCrary stated he did not want to press charges against Borden.
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