Woman attempts to stab 14-year-old boy, injures his father instead, police say

By Megan Kennedy - Digital News Editor

Catherina Calderon was arrested and charged after she stabbed a man in the back, but intended to stab the victim's son, Houston police said. She has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault of a family member.

HOUSTON - A woman has been charged with aggravated assault of a family member after stabbing a man in the back, Houston police said.

The woman, Catherina Calderon, 54, was in a verbal argument with the victim around 10 p.m. Thursday, which "resulted in Calderon wanting to stab (the victim's) 14-year-old son," according to a news release from the department.

As the victim moved to protect his son, Calderon stabbed the victim in the back.

The victim was transported to an area hospital. Calderon was taken into custody and charged.  

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