Man stabbed and arrested on South Bend's east side
A man was arrested after a domestic assault turned stabbing on South 26th Street near River Park Saturday afternoon.
South Bend Police say 26-year-old Cortez Smith was released from the hospital after reportedly being stabbed by his girlfriend in the forehead and possibly the shoulder.
According to officials, the stabbing was in self-defense after a verbal argument turned physical.
Cortez's girlfriend was treated at the scene for unknown injuries.
He has been booked in the St. Joseph County Jail on domestic battery charges.