WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – A husband and wife have been stabbed with a sword in a domestic dispute at a Connecticut water pipe smoking lounge.
Police identify the injured couple as George Ayoub and Najeh Frehi.
Ayoub owns the 1001 Arabian Nights Hookah Lounge in West Hartford, where he was found early Wednesday with stab wounds. His wife was found down the block, also with stab wounds.
They live in nearby Farmington. They've been hospitalized and can't be reached for comment.
Police say they received a 911 call from Ayoub at about 3:15 Wednesday morning. He told dispatchers his wife stabbed him.
Police say a sword was found at the scene.
Police Capt. Donald Melanson says authorities don't know who the aggressor was but describe the stabbing as domestic violence.