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SPD: Man awakes to wife stabbing him several times

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A Shreveport man is in serious, but stable condition after his wife allegedly awoke him by stabbing him several times Tuesday morning.

Police say it happened just before 1 a.m. at a home in the 5900 block of Canal Boulevard. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from at least 8 stab wounds. The man, identified as 54-year-old Curtis Johnson, told police he was sleeping but awoke to his wife, 33-year-old Tracy Johnson, stabbing him with a knife multiple times in the chest and neck. The couple's juvenile daughter called police.

Curtis Johnson was taken to LSU Medical Center and underwent surgery for life-threatening injuries. Tracy Johnson was also taken to LSU Medical Center, for a psychiatric evaluation.

Police initially said Johnson faced assault charges but now she is charged with attempted 2nd degree murder.

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