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Police: Mom Stabs Son Multiple Times During Argument

December 06, 2018 - 10:24 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - A 21-year-old Detroit man is fighting for his life after being stabbed by his mother during an argument.

The incident happened just before 8 a.m. Thursday at a home in the 17000 block of Woodbine, near Telegraph and McNichols roads on the city's west side. 

Police say the man was arguing with his 46-year-old mother when things apparently turned physical. The man assaulted his mother, according to police, then she grabbed a knife and stabbed him multiple times. 

The man was taken to the hospital and last reported in critical condition. 

Police say the mother may have acted in self-defense, and an investigation is ongoing.

At this time, no arrests have been made. 

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