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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A woman is in custody and a man is in the hospital after an argument got out of hand on the city's south side.

Police responded to this home on East Philadelphia Avenue around 1:30 Thursday morning.

According to a release, 50-year-old Jorge Perez was intoxicated when police approached him. Perez said his girlfriend, 68-year-old Shirley Starks, stabbed him in the arm twice while he was sleeping.

Perez stated that there was a brief struggle before Starks allegedly hit him in the head with a hammer and a rod iron skillet.

Perez and Starks started another physical altercation when the authorities arrived on scene.

Starks was handcuffed on the scene and taken into police custody.

Perez was taken to St Elizabeth's Hospital where he is in stable condition.

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