Italian techno DJ and producer Joseph Capriati has been hospitalised after being stabbed by his father, Pietro Capriati, on Friday evening.
The former is being treated at Sant’Anna and San Sebastiano hospital in Caserta, and the latter is in police custody.
According to Il Riformista, an alleged disagreement between Joseph and Pietro in the family home escalated to the point that Pietro stabbed Joseph in the upper left part of his chest with a kitchen knife, puncturing his lung.
Capriati has been taken to hospital in Caserta and his father has been arrested for attempted murder. The cops then found and confiscated the weapon.
Pietro Capriati, 61, has no prior criminal record according to officials. He was arrested for attempted murder and will be transferred to the prison of Santa Maria Capua Vetere.
Capriati usually resides in Spain, but since the Coronavirus pandemic has returned to live with his family in Caserta, since March of 2020.