Man detained in Searcy Street stabbing not facing charges

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Stabbing on Searcy Street - Murfreesboro - 1/30/20

Courtesy: Murfreesboro Police Dept.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man detained after a stabbing on Searcy Street in Murfreesboro will not face charges after it was determined that he was acting in self-defense.

RELATED: Stabbing victim flown to hospital, man in custody

The man, who was not identified by police, came to the aid of a teen being assaulted by Robert Hopkins. A warrant has been issued for Hopkins’ arrest.

Murfreesboro Police responded to a home in the 1300 block of Searcy Street around 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30 and found a male victim inside the home. Police say the victim was flown to Vanderbilt Medical Center.

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