Detectives: Man stabbed woman during argument

James Washington Jr. (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
James Washington Jr. (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

FRANKLIN, LA (WAFB) - A Franklin man was arrested for a stabbing that happened Tuesday evening.

Detectives say James Washington Jr., 65, and a woman were arguing at a home on Gum Point Ln. when he stabbed her repeatedly.

The woman was able to escape to a friend's home to call 911.  She is in stable but guarded condition.

Washington was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with attempted second degree murder.

His bond was set at $150,000.

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