Wife stabs 70-year-old husband with paring knife, say police

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A woman in east Charlotte has been arrested after stabbing her husband in the stomach, police say.

The victim told police he and his live-in wife were at home when she attacked him with a paring knife.

According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report, the 70-year-old man was rushed to Carolina Medical Center-Main where he was hospitalized for a severe wound to his lower abdomen.

Police say the stabbing took place around 7 p.m. on Sunday on Parson Street.

The wife was arrested shortly after the victim was declared to be in stable condition, according to the report.

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