An argument between a 62-year-old stepfather and 21-year-old stepson ended in the stepfather being stabbed several times with a penknife about 8 p.m. Wednesday at Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, police reported today (Sept. 23).
The stepson, Aaron Dennis Womack of East Palo Alto, called 911 to report the stabbing, Lt. Sandra Brown said. The stepfather was stabbed in the chest and neck with a four-inch blade, Brown said. He was taken to Stanford Hospital where he underwent surgery and is currently recovering, Brown said.
Womack was arrested and booked into San Jose Main Jail on a charge of attempted murder, Brown said.
Brown had no details on what the argument was about.