Pinal County man stabbed to death; son arrested

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Booking photo of Ricky Hernandez Jr. (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office) Booking photo of Ricky Hernandez Jr. (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office)
Ricky Hernandez Jr. was taken into custody. (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office) Ricky Hernandez Jr. was taken into custody. (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A 19-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of fatally stabbing his father Friday night.

The victim’s girlfriend was cut. She suffered a stab wound to her hand and was taken to the hospital.

Pinal County sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call and took Ricky Hernandez Jr. into custody.

Hernandez initially took off after the stabbing but was located and arrested.

He was booked into the Pinal County Jail on charges of second-degree homicide and domestic violence – aggravated assault.

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