Couple stabbed by son says he has mental illness - Fox 2 News Headlines

Couple stabbed by son says he has mental illness

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MESA, Ariz. -

A Mesa man is behind bars, accused of stabbing and wounding both his parents.

Mesa Police responded to reports of a stabbing early Sunday morning. The caller, 48-year-old woman, said she had been stabbed by her son who apparently had a "mental illness." She said her son was now attacking her husband.

Officers arrived to find the parents of Zachary Robert Schneider bleeding profusely from stab wounds.

The victims were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. Schneider was booked on two counts of aggravated assault.

The stabbing stemmed from a discussion about an upcoming trip, according to police.

Video: FOX 10's Anita Roman talked to a neighbor and police.

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