News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Family Argument Ends in Stabbing
Contact : Lieutenant Sandra Brown, Palo Alto Police Department    650-704-2930
Palo Alto, CA – On September 22, 2010, at 8 PM, Palo Alto Police received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a stabbing had just occurred at the Town and Country Shopping Center located at 855 El Camino Real.

Aaron Dennis Womack, age 21, a resident of East Palo Alto, informed the Police dispatcher that he had just stabbed his step-father. Police arrived and found that the victim, a 62-year-old man, had been stabbed in neck and chest with a four inch blade knife. The victim was transported to Stanford Hospital, underwent surgery, and was doing wellwas as of late last night.

Womack was arrested for attempted murder and booked at San Jose Main.