Man arrested in stabbing of his father at Wichita home

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 36-year-old man has been arrested in the stabbing of his father in Wichita.

Wichita police Lt. Todd Ojile said Thursday the suspect was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder. According to police, the suspect stabbed his 74-year-old father multiple times Wednesday afternoon at the suspect’s home. Authorities say the victim was found by his wife, who contacted police.

The suspect was arrested several blocks away from where the incident happened.

Ojile said the victim, who has not been identified, was transported to a hospital, where he is in “extremely critical” condition.

 

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