1 sent to hospital after stabbing at West Knox motel, search und

1 sent to hospital after stabbing at West Knox motel, search underway for suspect

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It happened around 4 a.m. at the Guesthouse Inn and Suites, which is located on the 500 block of Lovell Road. It happened around 4 a.m. at the Guesthouse Inn and Suites, which is located on the 500 block of Lovell Road.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man was injured in a stabbing at a West Knox County motel on Tuesday, and officials are now searching for the suspect in the crime.

It happened just before 4 a.m. at the GuestHouse Inn and Suites, which is located on the 500 block of Lovell Road.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says a 34-year-old man was stabbed in the neck and transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Another victim was treated at the scene for cuts and scratches.

Deputies say the suspect, who is known as Michael, is described as a white male, 5’8”, and has a medium build. Officials say he was wearing a long sleeved blue t-shirt and tan shorts.

According to KCSO, the suspect and a female driver fled the scene in a gray or silver Ford Taurus with possible windshield damage.

The victim transported to the hospital was the only one staying at the hotel.

Anyone with information is urged to call (865) 215-2243.

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