Mississippi police: Girlfriend stabs boyfriend during argument about disciplining child

Published 6:05 am Sunday, May 1, 2022

Officers from the Vicksburg Police Department responded to a disturbance at the Parkwood South Apartments on Bazinsky Road at 5:07 p.m. Friday, Police Chief Penny Jones said.

Justin Lucas, 29, was stabbed in the right thigh by a woman identified as the victim’s girlfriend, Jasmine Franklin, 28, in Building 7 of the apartment complex.

According to police reports, the couple was arguing over the victim’s verbal disciplining of the assailant’s child.

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The victim was transported to the hospital and the assailant was placed in custody near 200 Overlook Drive with assistance from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.