Homeless man charged in brutal stabbing near the Music City Center

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A homeless man is in custody and another homeless man is at the hospital, following a stabbing near the Music City Center.

Police said the two individuals got into an altercation around 9 p.m. Saturday on the 5th Avenue South plaza.

According to an affidavit, Kyle Overson, 59, got out a knife and began stabbing the victim several times.

Police said witnesses had to break up the fight.

Overson then walked away from the scene and was followed by witnesses and watched until police arrived, investigators said.

The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries including lacerations to his neck, arms, chest, back and abdomen, police said.

According to the affidavit, a bloody knife was recovered at the scene.

Overson is charged with attempted criminal homicide.

The investigation is ongoing.

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