Far West Side woman stabbed, beaten allegedly by her own sons

Suspects, 12 and 16-years old, in custody

A woman in her 40s is in the hospital in critical condition after being stabbed and beaten by her two children early Wednesday morning, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating an attack on a far West Side woman in her own home, allegedly by her own children.

They say the woman managed to call 911 for help after the attack, which took place around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

When officers arrived at her apartment, located in the 8000 block of West Military, they discovered she had been stabbed and also beaten, possibly with a baseball bat.

She was rushed to a hospital in critical condition.

Officers say she was not able to tell the much about what led up to the attack. Police however, determined that her two sons were suspects.

They say they found her 16-year-old son still at the home. Her 12-year old son however, had taken off. Officers searched the area and later found him nearby.

They took both children into custody.

Police say the investigation is still underway and that this case is still developing.


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