Woman arraigned in stabbing of pregnant woman in Dorchester

Woman arraigned in stabbing of pregnant woman in Dorchester

A woman was arraigned on criminal assault charges in connection with a fight at a gas station in Dorchester on Wednesday that left a pregnant woman hospitalized with stab wounds, officials said.

Officers responding to a reported fight at a gas station on Geneva Avenue determined the fight spilled over into a shopping plaza, where a woman was found with stab wounds, according to police.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital.

Skilar Morris, 30, of Roxbury, was arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Thursday on charges of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery in connection with the attack.

Morris’ attorney says his client was acting in self-defense.

She was ordered held on $10,000 cash bail and ordered to stay away from and have no contact with the alleged victim.

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