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Detectives Investigating Fatal Stabbing on 17th Avenue North



North Precinct detectives are investigating Sunday morning’s fatal stabbing of Herbert Chatman, 53, outside his residence at 824 17th Avenue North.

Officers responded to the apartment building at 4 a.m. where they found Chatman lying in the grass near the front entrance. He was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

According to witnesses, Chatman was involved in a verbal argument prior to the stabbing.

Anyone with information about Chatman’s murder is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. The direct web link to provide mobile and/or web tips is Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.


Herbert Chatman, 53