MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 47-year-old man is charged with second-degree assault after allegedly stabbing his son with a knife, following an argument.

According to the criminal complaint, William Thomas Lewis, Sr., of Olivia, told police he got into a fight with his 19-year-old son and stabbed him in the lower abdomen and left arm on Friday.

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Police were dispatched to a home on the 800 block of Henton Avenue for a violent assault and was flagged down by Lewis, who was wearing a blood-covered T-shirt.

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The criminal complaint states Lewis confronted his son about various issues causing his son and his son’s girlfriend to leave the residence. A short time later, the son returned and began punching his father. At that time, Lewis stabbed his son in the stomach.

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The son was transported from Renville County Hospital to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he had surgery to repair the internal bleeding from the stab wound.