Police: Man slashed necks of son, stepson in Soundview

A Soundview man is behind bars after police say he slashed the necks of his son and stepson Friday night.



The incident occurred at around 7:30 p.m. at 1050 Ward Ave.



Police say Christopher Stephenson attacked the 9- and 17-year-old victims and then fled for Soundview Park, where he was taken into custody.



Stephenson is facing multiple charges, including attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon. 



Police say they are still working to determine a motive for the attack.


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