A Tennessee, courtroom turned violent on Aug. 18, during a routine hearing after one inmate was asked to testify against another.
Antwon Lee, 25, recovered from a stabbing allegedly by Eric McCullough. It is alleged tha tMr. McCullough attacked Lee and McCullough’s niece, Tyecha McCullough. Ms. Mccullough was killed in the stabbing. At the time of the hearing Mr. Lee was being held in custody for a sex offender registry violation. Police said that when Lee was to testify on Tuesday instead of taking the stand he attacked McCullough and started punching him in the face.
Court officials are now discussing the use of video cameras for certain hearings. Citing safety concerns.