Traffic Halted On Rossville Boulevard By Bloody Assault Inside Toyota

Thursday, April 17, 2014

An argument in a Toyota on Rossville Boulevard near Roy's Grill on Thursday morning led to a bloody assault and halted traffic.

Police said passenger David Leflie of Madisonville, Tn., slashed his own throat as well as stabbing the driver, Jason Gourley, with a four-inch switchblade. The driver had serious cuts on his face and arm.

A laser had to be used to restrain Leflie after a number of officers arrived.

Both men were taken to Erlanger Hospital. 

The incident happened around 8 a.m.


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