Police: Stabbing Result of Foiled Drug Deal

Knoxville (WVLT) - Police say an attempt to buy drugs landed one man is in the hospital with a knife injury. Two men called police from a home on 5th Avenue last night. They said they spotted two other men trying to steal their car and when they confronted the thieves, they were attacked. However, officers say the men were actually trying to buy drugs when they were stabbed. The Knoxville Police Department says one of the victims was cut in the throat. He is at U.T. Medical Center and is expected to recover. The other man was cut in the chest and did not need medical treatment. No arrests have been made.