‘Highly intoxicated’ NC dad and son stab each other in 15th call to home in 2016, police say
SCOTLAND NECK, N.C. (WNCN) — A Halifax County father and son each stabbed the other during a fight on Friday afternoon, Scotland Neck police said.
CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES OF THE ALSTONS AND MORE N.C. MUGSHOTSThe incident happened around 5 p.m. at 1106 Chestnut Street, a home where police responded 14 times this year for disturbances and other related calls, said Scotland Neck Police Capt. Tommy Parker.
Police were notified about the most recent incident when “a family member placed a frantic call to 911 reporting the stabbing,” Parker said in an email.
Police say that the father, Lonnie Alston, 62, stabbed his son during a fight while both were “highly intoxicated.” The son, Lontrell Alston, 28, then stabbed his dad, police said.
When police arrived, they were able to detain Lontrell Alston after “a brief struggle,” Parker said.
Lonnie Alston suffered a stab wound to the chest and was rushed to OCH Hospital in