REDDING, Calif. -

Police responded to a domestic stabbing Thursday morning on Redding's south side.  They said a 17-year-old male was arrested for stabbing his father.

The Shasta County Coroner's Office confirms the victim, 42-year-old Andre Luera, died after being transported to Mercy Medical Center.

It happened just before 7 a.m. at 5827 Farm House Lane, off South Bonnyview Road.

Police said Luera was stabbed in the chest several times by his son.

A suspect was located nearby on Old Barn Way.  Police did not release the suspect's name but family told us that it was a son Luera had from a prior relationship.

The suspect was transported to Shasta County Juvenile Hall where he is booked for murder.