Son stabs father with scissors, police say

WICHITA _ A 12-year-old boy was jailed Wednesday night after he stabbed his father with scissors during an argument, police said.

The altercation was reported shortly before 7 p.m. in the 3400 block of South Everett. The boy told police he stabbed his father after he was slapped during the argument.

He was taken to the Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center. His 32-year-old father was taken to a local hospital for treatment and later released.