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S. Nashville Man Stabbed with Samurai Sword by Roommate

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A Nashville man is arrested after stabbing his roommate in the stomach with a Samurai sword in south Nashville.

The two roommates were arguing over money at around 9 p.m. Sunday on Hewlett Court when one of the men, Chad Wilkerson, pulled the sword from the sheath, according to the police report. The suspect says the victim came towards him and he accidentally stabbed him.

The blade went through the victim's stomach and out his back. The suspect says he didn't mean to hurt the victim, just scare him.

The victim went into surgery. His injuries are considered non-life threatening.

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