78-year-old man stabbed while driving on I-10

78-year-old man stabbed while driving on I-10
Houston woman Donna Marie Harris, 54, is under arrest following a stabbing that authorities say took place on I-10 West between Lake Charles and Iowa. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A 78-year-old man was stabbed multiple times while driving on I-10 West between Iowa and Lake Charles Friday morning, authorities say.

A 54-year-old Houston woman, Donna Marie Harris, has been arrested for aggravated second-degree battery and cruelty to the infirm.

The man remained in emergency surgery at 11:45 a.m., according to Commander James McGee, with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Harris stabbed the man with a kitchen knife following a disagreement, leaving the man with multiple stab wounds and cuts, McGee said. Harris and the man are long-term acquaintances.

The Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene at 7:48 a.m.

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