SAN ANTONIO — One woman was detained Tuesday on the North Side after she allegedly stabbed her relative’s girlfriend in the arm during an argument over furniture, according to police.
Officers responded to the reported stabbing around 10 a.m. in the 300 block of Nassau Drive, where they found a woman suffering from a sliced artery on her arm.
“She bled pretty good,” said SAPD Sgt. Mike Guzman. “I wouldn’t say it was a life-threatening injury, but she could’ve died without a tourniquet.”
Police say the victim was stabbed by her boyfriend’s relative, who lives down the street from the victim, during an argument over furniture that the relative had loaned her.
The two allegedly got into a physical altercation during the argument, during which the suspect pulled out what police believe was a small pocket knife and cut the victim.
The victim’s boyfriend told police he was inside the home during the argument and came outside to find the two women “rolling around on the ground” fighting, Guzman said.
The suspect fled from the scene, but was later arrested at a residence about a block away.
Police aren’t sure whether the stabbing was made in self-defense, so it is currently unclear if the woman will face any charges.
Officers at the scene said the victim will be taken to University Hospital for treatment.
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