KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Investigating Alleged Stabbing Incident

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Investigating Alleged Stabbing Incident
DATE: March 27, 2015
On March 26, 2015 at approximately 9:00 AM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers and Detectives were called to the Holston Valley Medical Center Emergency Room in Kingsport, in reference to an alleged stabbing incident. Officers spoke with a male victim who was being treated for non-life threatening knife wounds. He had been transported to the hospital by a family member. The victim has since been discharged from the hospital.

The K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division is in the preliminary stages of this investigation. Detectives are still in communication with the victim, attempting to determine the exact time of the incident and the precise location where the alleged incident occurred. Many other pertinent questions remain unanswered; therefore, no further information will be released at this time.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit