Joseph Capriati's Stab Wounds Are "Not Life Threatening"

The Italian DJ was hospitalized after an incident in his hometown of Caserta.

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Jan 11, 2021
Chandler Shortlidge

Following the stabbing of Joseph Capriati by his father, it was reported by local sources that the Italian DJ was fighting for his life.

However, his agency offered an update on Facebook, saying that “Joseph’s injuries are not life-threatening and he sends you all a big and warm hug,” before thanking fans for their support. Italian media La Repubblica also states that Capriati is “slowly improving,” but that his wounds are “still serious.”

Capriati was stabbed in the chest on January 9th by his 61-year-old father, a retired prison police officer, following an argument. Details were few at the time of reporting, but local press now state that Capriati was was arguing with his mother before his father became violent.

It’s also alleged that Capriati punched his father before his father stabbed him. His brother was reportedly present at the scene.

Capriati’s father was arrested and charged with attempted murder. La Repubblica describes him as “a devastated man” for what happened.

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