Police: Mother arrested after son stabbed in Detroit

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News
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A 26-year-old man is in critical condition Saturday after his mother stabbed him in the chest with a piece of shattered glass, police say. 

Police said the incident occurred at 10 p.m. Friday in the 15000 block of Eastburn, where they arrested the mother, 46, after an argument between her and her son. 

Police said the son, his mother and a few other family members got into a heated argument. The argument grew to a physical fight that resulted in a mirror being broken into pieces. 

Police said the mother grabbed a large piece of charred glass and stabbed her son in the chest. Family members called 911 and the son was taken to a hospital. Police said he is in critical condition. 


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