Man stabbed while walking down Nashville street

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was stabbed while walking down a Nashville street early Saturday morning.

It happened in the 200 block of West Trinity Lane near Waffle House around 12:30 a.m.

Metro police told News 2 the victim was walking when he got into a verbal altercation with a passerby who stopped and stabbed him in the chest.

The assailant drove away from the scene toward Interstate 40 in a white Honda.

The victim was transported to TriStar Skyline Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

No additional information was immediately released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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