Lafayette man arrested for stabbing girlfriend

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 1:56pm

A man was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend after a verbal altercation quickly escalated into violence.

On September 10 at around 8:15 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of Woodrow Street regarding a stabbing.

According to officers, the female victim was involved in a disturbance inside of an apartment with her boyfriend, at which point it turned physical. The suspect, Warren Chavis, 49, produced a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times.

The victim, 29, of Lafayette, was transported to an area hospital and is listed in serious condition.

Chavis was charged with Attempted Second-Degree Murder.

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