Police: Man stabbed grandmother and mother in MesaPosted: Updated:
Grandma, daughter stabbed by family member
MESA - Two women are in the hospital after being stabbed in Mesa.
A grandmother Mary Jane Szalkowski, 75, and her daughter Marilyn Ham, 57, are expected to survive after the suspect, identified as Charles Louis Szalkowski, 26, the grandson and son of the women, attacked both of them.
When Mesa police arrived on scene the suspect refused to be taken in without a fight.
Det. Michael Melendez says the suspect was combative and police had to taser him. He was eventually arrested.
Investigators do not have a motive for the crime at this time.
Both women underwent surgery and are listed in stable condition.