14-Year-Old Accused of Stabbing Mom's Boyfriend

Canton, OH - A 14-year-old Osnaburg Township boy faces juvenile charges of attempted murder and felonious assault.

Police tell 19 Action News the boy stabbed his mom's boyfriend - James Flickinger - in the chest with a steak knife after he witnessed Flickinger push his mother to the ground during a fight.

The East Canton freshman pleaded not true - or innocent - to the charges in court Thursday.

Flickinger is expected to recover from his injuries.