Police in Fairfax County are investigating a stabbing in Alexandria.
It happened on the 6000 block of Sweet Pea Court in around 7 a.m. Tuesday. When officers arrived they found a 64-year-old man and 54-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds to the upper body.
According to Fairfax County police, the suspect stabbed the victims after an altercation and then fled the scene. The victims were initially transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
“It turns out to be the suspect was their son. He was taken into custody shortly thereafter with the assistance of Virginia State Police,” Lt. Stephen Wallace with the Major Crimes Bureau said.
Both victims were last listed in stable condition.