Juvenile booked in Lafayette stabbing

(Source: MGN Online)
(Source: MGN Online)

LAFAYETTE PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A juvenile has been booked in a Monday morning stabbing in Lafayette.

According to a news release from the Lafayette Police Department, at 8 a.m. Monday, officers responded to the 100 block of Petunia Loop regarding a stabbing.

According to investigators, the victim was involved in a disturbance with a female at the home when the 14-year-old son of the female "intervened."

Authorities said during the altercation, the juvenile stabbed the 39-year-old male in the chest with a kitchen knife.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and remains in critical condition, authorities said.

The juvenile suspect was booked on attempted second-degree murder and booked into juvenile detention.

The investigation continues.

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