Tulsa District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler
Tulsa District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler was stabbed multiple times at his home by his adult daughter on Tuesday.
According to reports, the elder Kunzweiler had an altercation with his daughter, Jennifer Kunzweiler before she stabbed him.
The daughter was reportedly suffering from mental problems and cut herself as well.
Both Steve Kunzweiler and his daughter were taken to a local hospital where both are expected to fully recover.
The Tulsa PD arrested Jennifer and said they will be pressing charges.
Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler was allegedly stabbed at his home on Tuesday, September 27.
The stabbing occurred in south Tulsa near East 121st Street and South Yale Avenue.
Tulsa police say they received a 911 call around 3 p.m. from Kunzweiler himself.
Kunzweiler said he had been in an altercation with his daughter when she stabbed him multiple times. He was immediately taken to the hospital.
The DA’s Office say Kunzweiler was awake and talking on the way to the hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries.
Kunzweiler released the following statement regarding the incident:
Unfortunately today, I found myself in a situation that I hoped would never happen. Fortunately, my injuries are such that I was able to go home. Thank you to everyone who expressed concern for me and my family. I am most appreciative of the response from the Tulsa Fire Department, EMSA, the Tulsa Police Department and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office. I am also very grateful for the professionalism and care of the staff and doctors at Saint Francis Hospital in treating me for my injuries.
The DA’s Office also say that the Kunzweiler family would appreciate prayers and privacy as they go through this struggle.