A stabbing occurred in the Mountain Vista subdivision on Tuesday afternoon in which a 1-year-old girl died.

A 1-year-old girl has died in a stabbing incident that also injured a 20-year-old woman on Tuesday afternoon, Canton police said.

According to Canton Police Department spokesman, Pacer Cordry:

Police were called to a home in the Mountain View subdivision in Canton about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday where they discovered the woman and baby in a bedroom, suffering from stab wounds.

The child was taken to Northside Hospital Cherokee where she died. The woman was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Medical Center in Marietta in serious condition.

“The names of the individuals are being withheld until death notifications have been made. This is an active investigation, and more details will be given when available,” Cordry said.

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