TENNESSEE — A suspect is in custody after police say he “randomly” attacked a married couple with a machete at a self-storage center near downtown Nashville Sunday.
The horrific incident occurred at the ‘Public Storage’ business — located at 800 5th Ave. South.
WSMV’s Joushua Cole said in a tweet, “I cannot repeat the exact verbiage the officer used to describe the scene, at this time, but it sounds like this is a very sad situation.”
Police say 6 officers treated the victims on scene with multiple tourniquets. Both were transported to a a hospital in critical condition.
The suspected attacker, 36-year-old Kelvin Edwards, was arrested and charged. Police say the crime was random and a motive remains under investigation. Edwards is believed to be homeless.
I cannot repeat the exact verbiage the officer used to describe the scene, at this time, but it sounds like this is a very sad situation.
— Joshua Cole (@JoshuaColeLive) May 17, 2020
BREAKING: Kelvin Edwards, 35, will be taken to jail soon for this afternoon's random machete attack on a husband & wife in the office of Public Storage, 800 5th Av S. The victims are in critical cond. 6 MNPD officers applied multiple tourniquets in an effort to save their lives. pic.twitter.com/QmzEGmcOz1
— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) May 18, 2020