PD: Bloomfield man arrested after stabbing father in chest

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)–A son is accused of stabbing his father in the chest in Bloomfield, according to police.

35-year-old Carlos Cameron was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused of stabbing his 68-year-old father in the chest with a kitchen knife after an argument.

The incident happened on 15 Carpenter Lane in Bloomfield at around 1:18 p.m., according to police.

The father was taken to Saint Francis Hospital for a life-threatening wound in the area of the heart, where he was admitted for emergency surgery.

Cameron was found by police at a neighbor’s house on Greenmeadow Drive, where he was taken into custody without incident.

Police notified Laurel Elementary School, which is located a few blocks away from where police canvassed the area.

Police also learned that there was a 12-year-old family member present during the assault but not directly involved in the incident and unharmed

Cameron is charged with criminal attempt at murder, risk of injury and threatening. He was held on a $1 million bond.

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