Man brings stabbed wife to Houston hospital, Harris County sheriff says
HOUSTON – Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said Thursday morning a man appears to have stabbed his wife and then took her to an area hospital for treatment.
Gonzalez said on Twitter that the woman showed up at Houston Methodist Hospital on Katy Freeway with stab wounds, but was later transported to another hospital via LifeFlight in critical condition.
@HCSOTexas units are investigating a possible aggravated assault incident between a husband-wife. Injured female was taken to a hospital at 18500 Katy Fwy with stab wound(s) by her husband, the alleged suspect. Female is in critical condition & has now been taken to another pic.twitter.com/JKb71ufe0k— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) October 31, 2019
Authorities say the husband, who has not been named, but is called an "alleged suspect" in the stabbing was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The stabbing is being investigated, but in the initial tweet from Gonzalez, he called the incident a "possible aggravated assault."
The sheriff acknowledged that "details remain fragmented" in the case, including the location of the incidents.
Update on stabbing incident: the injured female has been stabilized at the hospital & expected to survive. Details remain fragmented, investigation is on-going to determine the circumstances surrounding the stabbing. The initial location where incident occurred is also not known.— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) October 31, 2019
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