WILKES-BARRE -- A stabbing in Wilkes-Barre is being called a case of self-defense.
Police say Fernando Bracero was under the influence of something when returned home to North Empire Street and turned violent.
Someone who lives there used a knife to fend him off.
Bracero also hit a police officer several times.
It all happened just before 2 a.m. on Friday.
That man from Wilkes-Barre now faces assault and other charges in Luzerne County.