Lufkin Police Officer, Woman Both Stabbed at Convenience Store
A Lufkin Police officer is in serious, but stable condition and a woman is in critical condition following an incident Friday night at a convenience store. According to a press release, at 10:30 p.m. last night, officers responded to a welfare concern involving a woman and her adult son. A short time later, officers located the woman and son inside Lucky’s Convenience Store at 1707 N. John Redditt Drive.
When officers entered the store, the son attacked his mother with a large knife, critically injuring her. As officers attempted to stop the attack, he stabbed one of the officers in the side.
The woman and officer were both transported to a local hospital. The suspect was taken into custody and charges are pending.
We will update this story with names and conditions on both the woman and police officer as details are provided.