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Police: Mother Stabs Daughter, Then Says She's Sorry

The incident started in an argument over an unclean kitchen, according to police.

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A Duluth woman stabbed her daughter recently during a domestic incident that apparently began over the neatness of their kitchen area, according to police.

Qing Zhang of a Grovemont Place address was charged with aggravated assault after the Jan. 8 incident, according to Gwinnett Police records. Officers responded also to Gwinnett Medical Center in Duluth to a report of a victim with a stab wound in the chest.

The suspect also was at the hospital, as she brought her daughter there after the incident, according to the incident report.

When speaking with police, the suspect began crying and apologizing, saying she was sorry for what happened, according to the report. 

The suspect said her daughter came from China a few years ago, and does not respect her rules, and does not do as she is told, the incident report said.

The suspect told her daughter that the kitchen needed to be cleaned, when her daughter began arguing with her. The suspect said she and her daughter began pushing and shoving each other.

The suspect said she grabbed the knife and was telling her daughter to stop, and accidentally stabbed her daughter, the report said.

Police arrested the suspect because of a no-tolerance policy for domestic violence, according to the report.

The victim's wounds were not life-threatening.

This information comes from Gwinnett Police. It does not indicate a conviction. Questions should be directed to duluth@patch.com.



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