Police: 12-year-old boy stabs father to break up fight in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, TX (KTRK) -- Police say a 12-year-old boy stabbed his father in an attempt to break up a fight between his parents in Santa Fe.

Investigators said the boy found his mom and his dad fighting at their home on 6th Street Monday night.

The boy allegedly grabbed a pocket knife to defend his mom, and ended up stabbing his 42-year-old father.

The 42-year-old man was taken to UTMB with non-life threatening injuries.

It was not immediately clear where the man had been stabbed.

Child Protective Services and Santa Fe police are investigating.
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