SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas sheriff’s deputy is in serious condition after being stabbed in the neck and head while responding to a domestic dispute at a home near San Antonio.
The Bexar County sheriff’s deputy was responding to a report of a domestic disturbance Wednesday night.READ MORE: Dallas Police Department Issues Scam Alert On Spoofing
Authorities say the deputy had broken up a fight between a father and a son when he was attacked.
Investigators say the deputy was trying to speak with the son when a struggle ensued.
Sheriff’s officials say the son repeatedly stabbed the officer in the back of his head and neck. The son was arrested.READ MORE: Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger, Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver
Officials said the deputy was in serious condition but recovering early Thursday.
A message left with the sheriff’s spokesman seeking updates later Thursday wasn’t immediately returned.
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