AVONDALE, LA (WVUE) - Police arrested a man for allegedly stabbing three family members, one fatally, Saturday in Jefferson Parish.
According to JPSO, 58-year-old Tyrone Dorsey stabbed and killed his 14-year-old nephew at his Avondale home. Officers say Dorsey also stabbed his 21-year-old nephew and 79-year-old mother. Their injuries are not life threatening.
Neighbors notified police of the attack at 309 Dome Drive in Avondale around 4 a.m. on Jan 2. When officers arrived on scene Dorsey had already fled the location.
JPSO officers arrested located Dorsey three hours later on the levee near the St. Charles and Jefferson Parish line and arrested him.
A motive has not yet been determined for the attacks.