(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police are charging a 76-year-old man after they say he stabbed his roommate over the weekend with a steak knife during an argument that grew heated.

It happened Saturday, police said, at a home on Blue Hills Avenue.

Karl Walford is charged.

Police say they found the victim alert and conscious in front of the home around 2:45 Saturday afternoon.

Detectives say he was uncooperative at first but later cooperated at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center where he was treated for three stab wounds.

A witness was also interviewed and the weapon recovered, according to police.

Walford faces charges of assault and disorderly conduct.


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