KPD investigates West Knoxville stabbing

KPD investigates West Knoxville stabbing

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred on Friday night at an extended stay facility.

An unknown suspect stabbed the victim at approximately 10:38 p.m. at InTown Suites, located on the 100 block of S. Gallaher View Road.

Police say the victim, Wesley Stanley, 40, was taken to the UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

He has since been treated and released from the hospital.

Police are still searching for the suspect.

The suspect was described as a male wearing a dark sweatshirt.

Officers stopped a man wearing a dark sweatshirt in the parking lot but discovered he was not the suspect. He was, however, arrested for transporting marijuana for resale.

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