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LMPD: Man stabs father for hitting on his girlfriend

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James Jeffries (Source: LMDC) James Jeffries (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his father.

According to police, James Jeffries, 32, thought his father was hitting on his girlfriend. Jeffries then tried to choke and stab his father in the neck. The victim put an arm up in defense and the knife stabbed his arm instead.

The victim ran across the street to the Beverage World on Dixie Highway. When police responded, Jeffries said he had been drinking all day and had shot up with heroin earlier.

Jeffries said he may have stabbed his father, on accident, with an ash tray.

The victim was transported to St. Mary's Hospital. Jeffries is being charged with assault.

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