Two Stabbed in Miami-Dade During Family Dispute, Police Say

The stabbing suspect was taken into custody in the attack on his 63-year-old sister and a 74-year-old man, police say

By Willard Shepard and Juan Ortega
|  Thursday, Nov 29, 2012  |  Updated 6:10 PM EDT
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Two Stabbed in Miami-Dade During Family Dispute, Police SayA family dispute turned violent Thursday when a 60-year-old man stabbed his older sister and another person at a northwest Miami-Dade home, according to police. NBC 6’s Willard Shepard talks to witnesses at the scene.

Two Stabbed in Miami-Dade During Family Dispute, Police SayA family dispute turned violent Thursday when a 60-year-old man stabbed his older sister and another person at a northwest Miami-Dade home, according to police. NBC 6’s Willard Shepard talks to witnesses at the scene.

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A family dispute turned violent Thursday when a 60-year-old man stabbed his older sister and another person at a northwest Miami-Dade home, according to police.

The stabbing suspect was taken into custody in the attack on his 63-year-old sister and a 74-year-old man, according to police Detective Javier Baez. Both victims were taken to Ryder Trauma Center, where they were listed in critical condition, police said. 

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The double stabbing was reported at 11:13 a.m. in the 1600 block of Northwest 118th Street, police said. The suspect held a knife as he came out of the front of the home, neighbors said. Still, police were able to arrest him.

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The names of those involved haven’t been released. Cristina Armand, spokeswoman for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, said the injured were taken by helicopter to the hospital.

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