Shaquise ‘Lashay’ Leggs, 25, approached the victim with a large knife, exclaimed “I’ll kill you, Motherfucker!” and began stabbing him in the back, after his ‘other girlfriend’ called his phone as Leggs was taking him back to her residence, after a night at the club.
Metro Police responded to a domestic-related stabbing call just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning on Hermitage Park Drive. Officers found the victim with stab wounds to his back and arm, and bleeding heavily, at the intersection of Old Hickory Boulevard & Crosshill way, still running from his attacker, identified as 25-year-old Shaquise Leggs, of Hermitage.
The victim, who is an intimate relationship with his attacker, told police Leggs gave him a ride home from the club to her residence in Hermitage. While they were in her vehicle en route, his “other girlfriend” called him on his cell phone as they were near their destination. This reportedly enraged Shaquise Leggs, who got out of the vehicle, and went into her apartment. only to return with a large knife.
Shaquise Leggs then approached the victim in an ‘aggressive manner’ and exclaimed “I’ll killed you, Motherfucker!”, as she began to stab the victim while he attempted to flee. The victim received stab wounds to the left side of his back, and to his left arm, which were bleeding heavily, according to police. The victim was able to tell police that Leggs drove a white BMW, and officers located it at the intersection of Old Hickory Boulevard and Hermitage Park Drive, taking her into custody. After being cuffed, Leggs complained of a migraine, and requested to he transported to the hospital for treatment. She was transported and cleared medically, then taken to booking. The victim was transported to the hospital for his injuries.
Shaquise Leggs is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and was given an $80,000 bond. She remains in jail as of Monday morning. At the time of her arrest, Leggs was free on pre-trial release from a December 2018 arrest for driving on a suspended license.
Leggs is listed as both ‘Shaquise’ and ‘Shaquize’ in agency records.