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Mother charged in infant slashing

October 4, 2009 3:33:34 PM PDT
An infant is in the hospital and his mother charged after a stabbing incident in Brooklyn.Police were called to the home on East 38th Street around 5 a.m. Sunday. There, they found a 5-month-old boy with a slash wound to his neck.

The boy's 29-year-old mother, Tineka Johnson, was arrested and charged with second-degree attempted murder and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

The boy was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition. Johnson was also taken to the hospital, where she was treated for a self-inflicted stab wound to the leg.

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