Homeless man stabbed in downtown fight

Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 12:25pm
Staff reports

Two men allegedly got into an argument with a homeless man on Union Street around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, police told NewsChannel5.

Police found the homeless man with a cut to his upper body near the Sheraton Nashville. Another man with a cut on his hand was located a short distance away on Capitol Boulevard.

The two men were allegedly kicking and beating the homeless man when he pulled a knife in an attempt to defend himself, police said.

The homeless was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating.

1 Comment on this post:

By: mikerussoft on 9/24/09 at 12:44

This stabbing incidents are on the rise. Our government should step in and pass laws banning illegal knives, create knife-free zones, prohibit carrying knives in parks, and require knife-carrying permits to only those who qualify!