Joel Emerson


Union City Police Investigating Stabbing

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

UNION CITY, Tenn. - Union City Police are investigating a stabbing that sent a man to the hospital, Thursday night.

According to investigators, it happened in the middle of the street in the 500 block on North First Street.

Police believe Joel Emerson, 20, got into a fight with another man, and stabbed him.

Police arrested Emerson on an aggravated assault charge.

The victim was airlifted to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Police said he is in serious, but stable condition as of Thursday morning.

Emerson will be arraigned Thursday afternoon in Obion County General Sessions Court.


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