Person stabbed to death in Chattanooga's East Lake Courts

A nationwide public housing smoking ban will affect East Lake Courts.

Chattanooga police are investigating a fatal stabbing in the 2500 block of 6th Avenue.

Officers received a call of a stabbing around 5:20 this evening.

When they arrived at a residence in East Lake Courts, they found the body of a man who had apparently been stabbed to death, according to public information officer Elisa Myzal.

Officers detained a person of interest, Myzal said. She said witnesses at the scene were cooperating with the police department.