45-year-old Ricky Buford was charged with attempted criminal homicide after he stabbed his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend, Willie Alred, multiple times in the arm, head, and lung leaving serious injuries.
On October 20th, Metro Nashville Police responded to a report of a stabbing at Lenore Garden Apartments, 602 Frith Drive. A crime scene was established in front of the residence and Willie Alred was located at 653 Crutcher Street. Officers used a tourniquet in an attempt to control the bleeding on his arm while waiting on Medcom. Willie was taken to Vanderbilt Hospital for his serious injuries. He had several stab wounds on his arms and head as well as a collapsed lung.
April stated Willie is her boyfriend and Ricky Buford is her ex-boyfriend. She claimed that Ricky had not been her boyfriend in months, but still comes by her apartment often. She told officers she ignores the door when he shows up. She stated to officers that Willie answered the door this time. Ricky immediately attacked him and stabbed him several times while Willie attempted to escape. Ricky fled the scene before officers arrived.
Ricky Buford was arrested and charged with attempted criminal homicide. He is currently jailed without a bond.