May 18, 2020 at 8:43 AM EDT – Updated May 18 at 9:16 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a Nashville couple were in critical care after a man attacked them with a machete because he was angry about shutdowns that were taking place during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Metro Nashville Police Department says Kelvin Edwards attacked 55-year-old Kevin Craft and 50-year-old Leanne Craft on Sunday afternoon in a Public Storage in the city.
Police say 35-year-old Edwards is homeless and attacked the couple to demonstrate his anger about his inability to get into an organization that serves homeless people.
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
He has been arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder.
In a Twitter post, Metro Nashville Police Department said six officers applied multiple tourniquets to the couple’s wounds in an effort to save their lives.
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