SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - Deputies arrested Weston Mitchell, 18, of Slidell, and booked him on attempted murder and other charges Monday. They said Mitchell is accused of stabbing another man in the chest during a fight.
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies were called to the Baptiste Apartments in Slidell around 3 a.m. after a report of a fight. They said they learned the fight started earlier in the morning at a home on Rose Meadow Loop.
Investigators said after Mitchell stabbed the 18-year-old victim, friends brought the victim to Slidell Memorial Hospital. He was later taken to University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
Deputies took Mitchell to the St. Tammany Parish Jail, where he was booked on charges of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated obstruction of highway of commerce and simple battery.