Stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder, criminal impersonation
A Chattanooga woman was charged with attempted second-degree murder after police say she stabbed a man she knew during an argument.
Around 5:30 pm Tuesday, police were called to an aggravated assault where it was reported a man had been stabbed in the neck in the 1600 block of East 26th Street.
When officers arrived, they found the victim and the suspect, who was identified as Gwendolyn Calloway, sitting on the porch, and "their clothes were soaked in blood," the affidavit explained.
Officers spoke with the victim who said he "fell on a knife," police said.
Police questioned the man who then told them that he was trying to get Calloway to leave the home, and Calloway stabbed him with a knife at some point during the argument, the affidavit said.
The man was taken to an area hospital, but officers were not able to find the weapon used.
Officers detained Calloway and read her rights to her, but she told them she did not understand her rights. Officers then read them again, and she refused to answer questions.
Calloway also gave false information multiple times when they tried to identify her.
"The only way officers were able to identify Ms. Calloway is by information that the victim provided to officers at the hospital," the affidavit said.
Calloway was booked into the Hamilton County Jail on charges of attempted second-degree murder and criminal impersonation.
She is due in court on May 17.