MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police say a woman slit a man’s wrist and threatened to kill him in a domestic assault in Lakeland.
Memphis Police responded February 5 after the victim drove himself to Baptist Hospital. Documents show the alleged attack happened on Conifer Lane in Lakeland.
The victim said he called police after Shannon Guy grabbed a butcher knife from the kitchen.
Guy reportedly yelled, “You called the police, I’m going to kill you.” She then began throwing pictures, glass dishes and other household items at him, police say.
According to reports, the victim tried to get away from the woman when she cut him. He was able to leave the home and get medical attention.
He suffered a deep cut across the entire width of his wrist. Medical staff said he would need surgery to reattach severed tendons.
The victim filed an order of protection. Despite police reports stating the couple were husband and wife, the victim says they were not married. He also said the stabbing happened in front of their 1-year-old child.
Guy was charged with Aggravated Assault and Domestic Assault-Bodily Harm.