KPD: Fight between 20 people leads to stabbing, attempted murder charge

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A woman was arrested and charged with first degree attempted murder after a fight between 20 people led to a stabbing.

On August 13, officials with the Knoxville Police Department responded to reports of a large fight that involved 20 people at around 4 p.m. at the intersection of University Avenue and Aflredda Delaney.

An officer arrived and reported that a large group of adults and juveniles were engaged in an active fight. As more officials began to arrive, the crowd began to disperse.

Officials discovered that a woman had been taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries by a personal vehicle.

Witnesses were questioned, but police said that no one revealed who stabbed the victim.

After an investigation, it was discovered that the fight began with four middle school aged children who had just exited the bus at the intersection with family members waiting.

The victim and suspect, identified as Shirley Robinson, are both adults, police said. No juveniles were reported injured.

Robinson was arrested on Friday night and has been charged with one count of attempted first degree murder and is being held in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility on a $150,000, she is scheduled to appear in court on August 29th.