Man charged with attempted first-degree murder

Man charged with attempted first-degree murder

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man is in jail Sunday after he was accused of trying to stab another man to death.

On Saturday morning, Antonio Gilcrease approached the victim, who was standing at the corner of Airways Boulevard and Lamar Avenue, according to a police affidavit.

Police say Gilcrease then attacked the victim with a knife, saying, "I told you I was gone get you."

A witness pulled Gilcrease off of the victim, at which point he heard Gilcrease say, "I'm gone kill em, I told you I was gone get you."

When police questioned Gilcrease, he said, "It's bigger than this because the only judge is God and you're looking at him."

Gilcrease is charged with aggravated assault and criminally attempted first-degree murder.

Gilcrease is being held in jail on a $750,000 bond.

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