This weekend hasn’t been easy for Joseph Capriati‘s fans, after shocking reports that the Italian DJ was in critical condition after being stabbed by his own father during a heated family argument. Thankfully, an update from his management agency has put minds at ease. On the Facebook post, his team reassures fans that “Joseph’s injuries are not life-threatening and he sends you all a big and warm hug.”
The short statement also thanks all “for the love you are showing to Joseph” as his socials continue to receive supportive messages from fans, colleagues and friends.
Capriati currently remains hospitalized at Sant’Anna e San Sebastiano Hospital in Caserta, Italy. Local paper La Republica has reported that his condition is “slowly improving” after a delicate pneumothroax surgery and blood transfusion. Meanwhile, Capriati’s father has been arrested for attempted murder.
La Repubblica also reported that the argument had originated between Capriati and his mother. When his father intervened, things got increasingly heated, culminating in a stab to Capriati’s chest. Capriati’s brother was also reportedly present at the scene.
We’ll continue to bring you updates on Capriati’s status. But here, we continue to wish Joseph Capriati a speedy recovery.