DALLAS — A 3-year-old is dead, his mother hospitalized, and her husband jailed after a violent incident at a Dallas apartment Saturday night.

Officers responding to a report of a cutting at 8613 Old Hickory Trail encountered a man, Brandon Edwards, 35, hanging out of the second floor window of a two-story apartment. Edwards jumped from the window and was taken into custody by officers. When officers entered the apartment, they discovered a 3-year-old male child injured from an apparent knife wound. 

The child’s mother had fled the with their 7-year-old child to call police at a nearby residence. When she returned, officers found that she had also been stabbed by Edwards, who is her husband. Edwards has been charged with capital murder.

The 3-year-old child, Bryson Edwards, was taken to an area hospital where he died. The mother was also taken to the hospital and remains in stable condition. The 7-year-old female child was not injured.