Police: Baby stabbed by mother wielding scissors at home

(KTLA) -- A 4-month-old baby was stabbed with a pair of scissors by her mother at a home in South Los Angeles on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

Officers were called to a home in the 2100 block of Park Grove Avenue around 3:30 p.m. where they found the baby suffering from one stab wound to the chest. LAPD Sgt. Eduardo Mercado told KTLA the baby's father was at the home at the time of the stabbing and called police.

He was not injured, Mercado said.

The baby was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, according to Mercado.

The mother was taken into custody at the home and was being interviewed by detectives.

The motive for the stabbing was not immediately released.

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