Police: 12-year-old boy stabbed by mother during argument

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A young boy was stabbed twice by his mother during a domestic dispute between her and her boyfriend, Chicago police say. (WLS)

Chicago police say a 12-year-old boy was stabbed twice by his mother during an argument between her and her boyfriend at their home in Chicago's Irving Park neighborhood.

Police say shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday the boy's mother and her boyfriend were having a domestic dispute when she allegedly attempted to stab him. She told the police that her son got between the couple and was stabbed in the back and the stomach.

He was transported to Lurie Hospital where he is in stable condition. Police say the mother ran away after the incident and is not in custody; there are no charges yet as police continue to investigate.

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