San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Son allegedly stabs father in Encinitas

Son allegedly stabs father in Encinitas

An argument at an Encinitas home took a violent turn when a man was stabbed by his own son, deputies said April 6. The dispute happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, at a home near the intersection of Saxony and Normandy roads in Leucadia, San Diego County Sheriff's Sgt. Brett Garrett said.

A father and son got into a shouting match, which soon exploded into a physical confrontation before the son stabbed the father, sheriff's deputies said. Paramedics took the father to a hospital, where he was treated for a single, non-life-threatening stab wound and reported the incident, according to information from Garrett.

The son fled the home after the attack. Deputies...

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