Police: Man stabs his father in leg during dispute on I-40

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FAIRVIEW, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man has been arrested on domestic violence charges after Fairview officers say he stabbed his father in the leg during an altercation.

The incident occurred on Interstate 40 West at 11:48 a.m. on Monday.

A family was travelling along the interstate when an altercation occurred inside the vehicle, according to a Fairview police report.

During the fight, police say 32-year-old Simeon Scott stabbed his 70-year-old father in the leg.

The father was able to stop the vehicle but the argument continued on the interstate where motorists were able to separate the two until officers arrived.

Scott was arrested and charged with domestic violence.

His father was taken to Horizon Medical Center for treatment.

The case remains under investigation at this time.