Young Boy Stabbed in Buffalo, Mother in Custody

Six year old boy said to suffer non-life threatening injuries

Mike Baggerman
October 09, 2019 - 9:11 am

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A six-year-old boy is expected to survive after Buffalo Police said his mother stabbed him multiple times in the chest and arms at their home on 14 Purdy Street.

The mother, 33, was not identified by police. She is in custody and was taken to ECMC after she also stabbed herself. 

The stabbing happened upstairs inside of a multi-unit home. A neighbor called Buffalo Police just before 8 a.m. Wednesday. 

Buffalo Police's Special Victims Unit is investigating. No charges have been announced against the mother. 

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