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26-year-old son charged with attempted murder of father after Wilson Avenue SW stabbing

Cedar Rapids, IOWA – According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, his name is Jared Youngbear and he was arrested on Friday.

The 26-year-old suspect is now charged with attempted murder, willful injury and assault domestic abuse with a weapon with serious injury.

This incident occurred right before 4 a.m. early Friday morning.

It happened in the 4000 block of Wilson Avenue SW.

Cedar Rapids Police Department officers responded to a report of stabbing.

The responding officers found the 65-year-old victim suffering from a stab wound to his abdomen.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

He was later identified as Jonathan Youngbear.

Police said the victim and his 26-year-old son reportedly got into a verbal altercation during which the suspect stabbed his father.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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