Fight between 2 women ends with 1 stabbed in the chest, 1 in custody

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Police took a woman into custody who they believe stabbed another woman in the chest in Binghampton on Wednesday morning.

Investigators found the victim near the intersection of Baltic Street and Faxon Avenue, which is just north of Summer Avenue. When police and paramedics arrived, the knife was still in the victim's chest.

"She had the knife, you know, sticking out about this much," said Gloria Nettles, who was one of many who saw the end result of an apparently violent fight between the two women.

"It looked like a fishing knife...pretty big," witness Caleb Keithley added.

Officers on scene said the victim was taken to Regional Medical Center. She is expected to be OK.

Memphis Police Department launched a search team to track the suspect down. She was caught after more than an hour.

Those who live and work in the area said violence like this is all too typical.

"Just another day in Memphis. Stuff like this happens all the time," Keithley said.

Memphis police have not released the name of the suspect or any charges. They have also not released the name of the victim.

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