Costa Mesa Man Arrested After His Son's Stabbing

A father was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after his 34-year-old son was stabbed after an argument between the two men, police said.

The son, Paul Lee, was listed in stable condition Saturday at Western Medical Center-Santa Ana, police said.

His father, Chong Lee, 67, of Costa Mesa, was being held at the Costa Mesa jail in lieu of $250,000 bail.

A Costa Mesa police spokesman said the stabbing occurred about 6:45 p.m. Friday at the son's home at 2700 Peterson Place.

The father accused his son of not inviting him to dinner, then grabbed a butcher's knife and allegedly stabbed the younger Lee in the ribs, police said.

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