Metro PD: Man chases his roommate with knife over parking spot

Posted at 1:21 PM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 15:21:32-04

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    NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) — A man was arrested for threatening his roommate with a 6-inch long kitchen knife after they argued over a parking spot, according to police.

The victim told police that following the argument, his roommate 42-year-old Luis Matute, chased him with a knife. The victim then locked himself in a room and Matute reportedly slammed the handle of the knife against the door making a hole.

Officers say Matute appeared to be intoxicated and was unsteady on his feet. He was taken into custody and charged with vandalism and aggravated assault.

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