Police: Sharon dad stabbed 21-year-old son multiple times

Police said Luke Irby was visiting his dad, Donald Irby, at the time in the 900 block of Division Street in Sharon

Donald Irby, of Sharon, charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault.


SHARON, Pa. (WYTV) – Police said a Sharon man stabbed his adult son multiple times Tuesday night.

It happened just after 7 p.m. in the 900 block of Division Street.

Police Chief Gerry Smith said 21-year-old Luke Irby was visiting his dad, 54-year-old Donald Irby when Donald stabbed him.

Luke Irby was sent to St. Elizabeth’s trauma center in Youngstown, according to Smith.

The hospital said he was stabbed in the chest and shoulders. It said his injuries are serious, but not life-threatening.

Donald Irby was arrested and taken to Mercer County Jail. He is charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault.

Detectives are currently investigating the stabbing.