Police say a man allegedly stabbed his father during a church service in Kentucky.
Bowling Green police tell local media outlets that the assailant was subdued by congregation members and security workers and taken into custody following the stabbing Sunday at Hillvue Heights Baptist Church. The victim was taken to a hospital where his condition wasn’t immediately known.
Their names weren’t released. Messages left by The Associated Press with Bowling Green police and with the church weren’t immediately returned.
Witness Ashlyn Rice was standing at the back of the crowded church when she heard a commotion toward the front. She says it happened near the end of the 9:30 a.m. service. She saw people run for the door and followed them.
Bowling Green is about 70 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee.
Media reports say authorities in Kentucky have responded to reports of a stabbing at a church in Bowling Green.
Reports say at least one victim was taken to a hospital following the stabbing during a Sunday service at Hillvue Heights Baptist Church.
Details of the stabbing weren’t immediately available. Messages left by The Associated Press with Bowling Green police and with the church weren’t immediately returned.