Police: Man arrested after downtown Nashville stabbing
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say they have arrested one person connected to a fatal stabbing in downtown Nashville.
According to news reports, Metro Nashville Police say 58-year-old Mark Payne was arrested after a 65-year-old unidentified man was stabbed on Friday. Police say the stabbing occurred during an ongoing dispute.
Responding officers took Payne into custody shortly after the stabbing. A knife was recovered.
The victim was stabbed in the next and taken to a local hospital where he later died. Police say the victim was unarmed at the time of the incident.
Efforts are ongoing to contact the victim’s family.