Chattanooga mom stabs daughter in back

Chattanooga mom stabs daughter in back

September 25th, 2011 by Staff Report in News

A 14-year-old girl is undergoing surgery after her mother stabbed her around 8 p.m. Sunday night, Chattanooga police spokeswoman Sgt. Jerry Weary said.

The girl and her mother were arguing at their home at 1701 Oak St., Weary said. The mother stabbed her daughter above her left kidney.

The girl was taken straight to surgery, Weary said, and her condition was unknown.

The mother is in custody but had not been formally charged as of Sunday night, Weary said.

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