The Memphis Police Division (MPD) stated a person has been arrested after a murder that came about on Saturday afternoon.
Officials have been referred to as about 11 a.m. on April 16 to a wounding within the 700 block of Hamilton Side road.
When officials arrived at the scene, police discovered a person unresponsive and leaning up in opposition to a fence affected by a couple of stab wounds, information display. The sufferer was once later recognized as Detrick Hammer.
The Memphis Fireplace Division (MFD) pronounced Hammer lifeless on the scene.
Whilst officials have been at the scene of the stabbing, MPD was once additionally dispatched at about 11:15 a.m. to the 2300 block of Boyle.
Officials discovered Stephen Robinson, 23, with a stab wound to the leg, a sworn statement stated.
In keeping with information, officials requested Robinson what took place and he mentioned to officials that he simply stabbed a person to loss of life on Hamilton, which was once captured on a body-worn digital camera.
Robinson informed police his automotive got here up lacking and he knew who did it so he killed him, the affidavit stated.
In keeping with officers, the suspect additionally stated he stabbed himself whilst he attempted to kill Hammer.
Officials discovered two knives on Robinson that have been coated in blood.
All the way through the investigation, investigators discovered surveillance video on the AutoZone on Lamar Street that confirmed Robinson buying a knife and gloves at about 10:15 previous that very same morning.
The knife Robinson bought matched one of the crucial knives Robinson had on him which was once coated in blood, the affidavit stated.
Robinson is charged with first-degree homicide and is due in courtroom on April 18.
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