Metairie stabbing

The scene of a stabbing in Bucktown on Tuesday afternoon, May 21, 2019. (Image via WWL-TV).

A man was hospitalized in critical condition after he was stabbed during a domestic dispute in Bucktown on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. 

The man was stabbed by a woman in the 1500 block of Carrollton Avenue in Bucktown. A Sheriff's Office alert about the stabbing was sent about 4:35 p.m.

The woman fled the scene holding a baby in her arms after the incident, according to Sheriff's Office spokesman Glen Boyd. She was taken into custody a short while later. 

The Sheriff's Office said the victim was the boyfriend of the woman who allegedly stabbed him. It was not immediately clear whether the child was related to the suspect, the victim or both.

The relationship between the man, woman and child was not specified. 

The man was transported to University Medical Center in critical condition following the stabbing.