Man accused of attacking, slashing his elderly mother during argument

Otis Morris is charged with assault.

April 25, 2013 2:57:30 PM PDT
Assault charges are now filed against a man police say attacked and slashed his elderly mother.

Otis Morris is now in jail. Police say Morris got into a fight with his 79-year-old mom Wednesday at their southeast Houston home. That's when they say he slashed her with a blade. She was cut on her face and chest.

The woman had to go to a hospital.

Morris initially told police he'd been defending himself.

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