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One injured in Thursday stabbing, one arrested

One man was injured and another man arrested following a stabbing Thursday afternoon in LaFollette.

LaFollette Police responded to a call about a fight near Pine Park on West Prospect Street shortly before 5 pm Thursday and when they arrived, officers reported that 50-year-old Shawn Morris had been stabbed on his arm and abdomen. He was flown to UT Medical Center by Lifestar.

33-year-old David Spradlin of LaFollette was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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