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Woman critical after attack in Queens

September 22, 2009 9:17:49 PM PDT
A woman is in critical condition after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend in her apartment in Far Rockaway, Queens. According to witnesses, the woman's son found the two in the apartment at 13-34 Caffrey Avenue this afternoon.

Witnesses say he ran out of the apartment screaming "My mom is dead."

Police say the boyfriend hit her in the head with an unknown object and she slashed him in the throat, likely in self-defense.

They were both rushed to Jamaica Hospital where she is in critical condition. He is listed in stable condition.

Charges were pending.

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