DeLand PD investigating stabbing at East Beresford Avenue home

(DeLand, FL) - Police are investigating a stabbing at an East Beresford Avenue home.

DeLand Police responded to the 500 block of Beresford Avenue in reference to a domestic dispute at about 7:34 p.m. Tuesday.

Once on scene, contact was made with a male victim in his mid-20s and suspect in his mid-40s.

According to a preliminary investigation, the suspect, who is the uncle of the victim, stabbed his nephew about five times after a verbal altercation transpired in the home. The victim was airlifted to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. He is expected to survive.

Detectives responded to the scene and is currently conducting an investigation of the incident.

More information is expected to be released as it becomes available.