GULFPORT -- Investigators have determined a mother intentionally stabbed her toddler during an argument with her husband, the child's father, police said.
Gulfport police arrested Nomatter Gava-Hudson, 26, of Biloxi, after a good Samaritan had called police to report a child had been stabbed at Jones Park about 10:53 p.m. Monday.
Investigators have since determined Gava-Hudson became belligerent during an argument with her husband and intentionally stabbed their child multiple times, police Sgt. Damon McDaniel said Wednesday.
The mother was charged with attempted murder
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The mother was taken into custody and booked early Tuesday morning. She is held at the Harrison County jail on a $1 million bond set by Justice Court Judge Brandon Ladner.
A man who offered emergency response until police and an ambulance arrived told the Sun Herald the child was cut above its belly-button, on its hip and near its collar bone.
The child was flown to a Mobile hospital.
Police have said the child's injuries were not life-treatening.