EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — One woman was injured and another was sent to jail after an argument became violent over the weekend.
Sunday evening, officers were dispatched to a home on Margybeth Avenue in the southeast side of Evansville.
An Evansville Police officer on scene tells Eyewitness News the crime happened after two sisters got into a heated argument. One of the sisters, later identified as 59-year-old Melody Choate, allegedly stabbed her sibling in the shoulder.
According to an arrest affidavit, Choate stabbed the victim after they disagreed upon the temperature of the thermostat.
The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, officers say. An Indiana State Police trooper was also on scene.