NASHVILLE, Tenn (WKRN) – An argument between two men left one dead, while police are questioning a suspect.
Metro Police say Michael D. Cook, 37, was stabbed to death around 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Quality Inn on Brick Church Pike.
A heated verbal argument turned physical. Cook was rushed to the hospital, but did not survive.
Officers found the second man at Love’s Travel Stop on W. Trinity Lane a short time later. According to police, the suspect is claiming he stabbed Cook in self-defense.
Police have not charged him yet, and will send the case to the District Attorney’s office to decide what charges, if any, he could face.