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Man charged in stabbing after victim says the suspect tried to share gospel

Published On: Aug 07 2014 11:15:09 AM CDT
GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. -

A man is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder after he's accused of stabbing another man at a business in  Greene County, Tenn.

Joshua Lively, 22, of Florence, Kentucky is in custody.  He's accused of stabbing Daniel Curran, 19, yesterday morning near Christ Thrift Store on Snapps Ferry Road.  According to Curran, Lively pulled him aside to talk to him about the gospel then attacked him with a knife.  Curran was taken to the hospital for an injury to his neck.  Police say a store employee was able to get the weapon away from lively and hold him there until officers arrived.

Lively is being evaluated at a mental health facility in Chattanooga.