ATWATER, California (KSEE/KGPE) – A 29-year-old man is in police custody after officers say he stabbed his 70-year-old father multiple times.
Police were called to a home on the 700-block of Nicholas on Wednesday around 8 p.m. and describe finding the father with stab wounds to the upper torso. Officers add that the suspect, 29-year-old Justin Downey, was covered in blood.
The victim was flown to a hospital in Modesto for treatment. His identity has not been officially released.
Downey was arrested and charged with attempted murder. Investigators are yet to establish a motive for the stabbing.