Police in Daisencho, Tottori Prefecture, have arrested 17-year-old youth on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed his father, who is in his 40s, with a knife at their home on Tuesday.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 7:50 p.m. in the living room, Sankei Shimbun reported. The victim’s wife called 119 and said that her husband had been injured in a family quarrel with their son.
The father was taken to a hospital where he was treated for a stab wound to the abdomen.
Police said the son told them he stabbed his father with a kitchen knife after the argument but denied intent to kill.© Japan Today