Woman stabbed in domestic incident; suspect chased by police

Woman stabbed in domestic incident; suspect chased by police

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The stabbing happened on Norwalk Avenue. The stabbing happened on Norwalk Avenue.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man was arrested on I-275 Monday morning after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend at their home.

The incident happened on Norwalk Avenue in East Knoxville just before 9 a.m.

A Knoxville police officer told 6 News the incident began as a fight between a woman and her boyfriend.

According to police, the man came home drunk, they got into a fight and he stabbed her multiple times during the dispute.

The woman was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center for observation and treatment.

The suspect fled the scene and was located by officers just before 10 a.m. on nearby Rudy Street.

He attempted to flee from officers by jumping a fence and running onto I-275.

A KPD officer on the interstate caught up with the suspect and told him to surrender. When he did not comply, the officer tasered him.

He was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center for observation.

Charges are expected shortly.

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