Man accused of using "dragon knife" in stabbing
BATON ROUGE - A man faces attempted second degree murder charges after he used a "dragon knife" to stab his ex-girlfriend's father twice during a Saturday night dispute in Baton Rouge, according to police.
Baton Rouge police said they arrested Jeremy Blouin, 18, after they responded to a reported stabbing at an apartment complex on N. Donmoor Avenue around 8 p.m. on Sept. 27.
Blouin claimed the stabbing was an act of self-defense after the victim kicked in the door to his apartment, but there were no signs that the door had been kicked in, according to investigators.
According to the statements of witnesses, the victim knocked on the door, and it was opened by one of the apartment unit's residents. After the victim entered the unit, an argument began during which Blouin charged the victim and stabbed him twice with a weapon described by authorities as a "large dragon knife".
The victim was wounded once in the arm and once in the lung and was taken by personal vehicle to an area hospital.
Jeremy Blouin was taken into police custody based on witness statements and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Police also discovered prescription drugs hidden on Blouin's person during the booking process, and he will face additional drug and contraband smuggling charges.