A man is in custody in connection for a double stabbing at a home in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Police responded to the Weston Street home at 12:56 p.m. where they found a 52-year-old woman suffering from multiple stab wounds and an 83-year-old woman with a laceration to her hand.
Both victims were transported to area hospitals where the 52-year-old woman remains in critical condition.
A visibly shaken next door neighbor was shocked when she came home.
"I don't know anything, just come back my work, from my restaurant, I saw this and was very afraid," said Arsineh Solaimani.
Police said the suspect, Emanual Louis, 37, of Waltham, originally fled the scene but was later arrested. He was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and battery with a dangerous weapon on a victim over 60. He's expected to be arraigned on the charges Thursday morning.
Authorities said the victims and Louis are known to each other and the attack is not random.
State police and the Middlesex District Attorney's Office are handling the investigation.