Knoxville man stabbed in New Year’s Eve incident

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – One person is hospitalized following a stabbing incident New Year’s Eve.

Knoxville Police Officers responded to an altercation on Deerfield Road just after 11.

Then, KPD received a second call of a male with a laceration to his neck at the Weigel’s at 5621 Western Avenue after the victim walked inside and the gas station employees helped call for assistance.

Officers determined the calls were related, and that a knife fight had occurred at the location on Deerfield Rd.

No information about the victim’s identity or current condition has been released at this time, but KPD said his injuries were non-life threatening.

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