Police responded to a domestic stabbing Thursday morning on Redding's south side. They said a 17-year-old male was arrested for stabbing his father.
The Shasta County Coroner's Office confirms the victim, 42-year-old Andre Luera, died after being transported to Mercy Medical Center.
It happened just before 7 a.m. at 5827 Farm House Lane, off South Bonnyview Road.
Police said Luera was stabbed in the chest several times by his son.
A suspect was located nearby on Old Barn Way. Police did not release the suspect's name but family told us that it was a son Luera had from a prior relationship.
The suspect was transported to Shasta County Juvenile Hall where he is booked for murder.