KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One person is in jail, another in the hospital after a stabbing in West Knoxville.
Police were called to Parkwest Hospital around 4:00 p.m. Thursday after a 55-year-old man was stabbed. He told officers his wife stabbed him inside their room at the Extended Stay Motel on North Peters Road.
Police Found Barbara Smith, 49, still in that room. She told them it started as an argument over prescription medication and escalated into a physical altercation.
She was arrested on Aggravated Assault charges.
The victim was taken to surgery. His condition is not known.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.