Woman arrested for double stabbing

Published: Jan. 18, 2018 at 10:51 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2018 at 12:18 PM CST
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(Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A woman is in jail for stabbing two people around midnight Wednesday night.

The stabbings happened on Faxon Avenue, near Summer Avenue.

Police arrived at the address to find two people who were stabbed in the neck. One victim had multiple lacerations to her back and hands as well.

Police said Shelby Skinner stabbed the two with a steak knife and also stabbed herself.

Skinner flagged officers down several streets over and told officers "someone is trying to kill me," but when police asked who, she replied, "me."

Police said Skinner is bipolar. She is charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

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