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Man Fatally Stabbed Outside Convenience Market

10/21/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The man fatally stabbed shortly after 7 a.m. outside the Mapco store at 1090 Murfreesboro Pike is identified as Leonard McKnight Jr., 43.

According to witnesses, McKnight was stabbed after punching another man and robbing him of his wallet in the side parking lot of the store. The man went after McKnight, who, according to witnesses, pulled a sharp instrument. The man disarmed McKnight, stabbed him multiple times and retrieved his wallet. He then walked away from the immediate area.

The person who stabbed McKnight is of Hispanic descent and appears to be in his 20s. He wore a black jacket, khaki pants and brown shoes. His black hair is long on the top and short on the sides.

Anyone recognizing the man who committed this fatal stabbing, or knowing his potential whereabouts, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

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Stabbing suspect

Stabbing suspect