SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Caddo Parish sheriff’s Office has arrested a teen girl and charged her with stabbing an elderly relative Wednesday morning in south Shreveport.

The sheriff’s office says deputies responded to a 911 disturbance call around 10:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of Stagecoach Road. When they arrived on the scene, they learned that the teen had stabbed the victim in the upper body and then told a neighbor what she had done. That neighbor called authorities.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

The juvenile has been arrested and will be booked into the Caddo Juvenile Detention Center on a charge of aggravated second-degree battery.

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