Man accused of stabbing 8-year-old, 2 adults in Providence faces judge
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police are investigating stabbing incident where three people were hurt, including an 8-year-old boy.
The stabbing happened just before 10 p.m. Tuesday on Reynolds Avenue.
Maj. David Lapatin said police arrested 22-year-old Victor Espinal at the home after two adults were stabbed once and an 8-year-old was stabbed multiple times.
Espinal appeared in court on Wednesday on felony assault charges.
Neighbors told an ABC 6 News crew on scene they heard a woman screaming from the second floor apartment.
The incident drew a large police presence, with officers going in and out of the multi-level home.
Lapatin said all three people were brought to the hospital and none of their injuries are life-threatening.
Police said it’s a domestic incident, as everyone involved is related.