Father, son stabbed at Phoenix apartment

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by Andrew Michalscheck

azfamily.com

Posted on September 1, 2013 at 10:37 AM

Updated Sunday, Sep 1 at 5:13 PM

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PHOENIX -- A father and his 10-year-old son were stabbed over the weekend during an altercation at a Phoenix apartment.

According to police, 18-year-old Armando Francisco Mendoza and a 15-year-old boy went to an apartment near 23rd Avenue and Thomas Saturday afternoon and got into a fight with the 34-year-old father.

At some point during the fight, Mendoza and the teen stabbed the father and his 10-year-old son.

The father and the son were rushed to the hospital, while the two teens were arrested.

The son is expected to be okay, but there is no word on his father’s condition.

Police said Mendoza and the 15-year-old are now facing charges that include attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, burglary, and marijuana possession.
 

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