Police: Man stabbed by son on I-40 in Fairview - WSMV News 4

Police: Man stabbed by son on I-40 in Fairview

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A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his father during a fight on I-40 in Fairview.

Police said the incident happened just before noon on Monday.

When police arrived, they found the alleged stabbing victim on the shoulder of the highway. Several other drivers had subdued the alleged assailant.

Police said the family was traveling westbound on I-40 in Fairview when an altercation occurred inside the vehicle between Leamon Scott and his son, Simeon Scott.

Leamon Scott, 70, of Lake Village, AR, was stabbed in the leg while driving the vehicle.

He was able to safely stop the vehicle, but police said the fight spilled out onto the interstate. Other drivers were able to separate the two men.

Leamon Scott was transported to Horizon Medical Center in Dickson for treatment.

Simeon Scott was arrested on domestic violence charges.

Police said this case remains under investigation.

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