Man facing charges after West Knoxville stabbing

Update:

One man is now in custody, facing charges for stabbing another man at a West Knoxville hotel this weekend.

KPD said Jose Ortega is charged with aggravated assault. Officers said he and the victim got into an altercation at the Extended Stay Motel in West Knoxville Saturday evening.

The victim went to UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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(WBIR-Knoxville) The Knoxville Police Department said it's investigating a Saturday night stabbing at a West Knoxville motel.

Around 11:00 p.m. Saturday, officers were called out to the Extended Stay Motel, near Cedar Bluff, where a man was stabbed in one of the rooms.

KPD said two men got into an altercation, and of the men was stabbed an unknown number of times.

Investigators said they are questioning the suspect.

The victim was transported to UT Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time .


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