A 19-year-old man stabbed his father to death inside their Queens apartment early Thursday – and needed to be Tased by responding cops, authorities said.
Arthur E. Walker attacked his 60-year-old dad, Arthur Walker, inside the home on 230th Street near 146th Avenue in Brookville, police said.
The NYPD responded to a 911 call of a “violent emotionally disturbed person” with a knife inside the home around 12:45 a.m., authorities said.
When they arrived, they encountered the knife-wielding teen who then attempted to barricade himself in the home, cops said.
Officers deployed a Taser to subdue him, police said.
His dad was found inside the home with stab wounds to his chest and a slash wound to his arm, authorities said.
A teen stabbed his father to death inside their Queens apartment early Thursday, according to police.
Authorities said the teen needed to be tasered by responding cops.
Cops attempted to treat the older man at the scene, but he ultimately succumbed to his injuries at Jamaica University Hospital Medical Center.
The teen – who has no prior arrests – was taken into custody and brought to Long Island Jewish Hospital for an evaluation.
Cops attempted to treat the older man at the scene but ultimately died due to his injuries at Jamaica University Hospital Medical Center.FNTV
The teenager was taken into custody and brought to Long Island Jewish Hospital for an evaluation.FNTV
He was later charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
The knife was recovered.
The father and son do not have a history of “domestic incidents,” police said.
The teen son also does not have a recorded history as an “emotionally disturbed person,” cops said.
The motive for the deadly violence was under investigation.