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HOUSTON - A woman is accused of stabbing a man in the heart after he allegedly threw a book at her during a late-night fight in northeast Houston, police said.

Houston police were called to Dabney Street near Cavalcade Street around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers said they found a man stabbed in the chest. He was sent to the hospital in serious condition.

Investigators said they spoke with a woman at the scene, who said she stabbed the man during a fight.

She said she got into an argument with the man, and he struck her in the head with a book. She said she then went into the kitchen and got a large knife to stab him with.

The woman was taken into custody, and the case was referred to the district attorney.

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