Man stabs a father and son over contract dispute in northwest Harris County, sheriff says

HOUSTON – Deputies are investigating after they said a man and his son were stabbed at a home in northwest Harris County Thursday.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said units responded to a call for service at the 12400 block of Sterlingstone Drive.

According to Gonzalez, a man arrived at the home to settle a contract dispute. A fight broke out between the suspect and the homeowners and he allegedly stabbed both the father and son, Gonzalez said.

Gonzalez said the suspect then took some items from the home and left the scene. Deputies said the family had paid the contractor $600 for a painting job, materials and for his gas. They said the family did not have any outstanding debt for the job, which was completed.

According to Gonzalez, the man and his son were transported to the hospital. Gonzalez said the father is currently in critical condition and his son is in stable condition.

Deputies said they know the identity of the suspect and are in the process of getting a warrant for his arrest.

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