Man accused of stabbing his brother

Published 10:09 pm Thursday, November 2, 2017

JACKSON (AP) — A man is accused of stabbing his brother in Jackson.

Jackson police said responding officers found a 26-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to the neck. Sgt. Derrick Holmes says it happened around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Additional responding officers found the 31-year-old suspect walking in the area away from the scene. Authorities learned the victim and the suspect are siblings. Officers were told that the incident began as a disturbance between another family member and the suspect. The victim was attacked when he attempted to intervene.

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The victim was taken to a hospital. His condition is unknown. The suspect was taken into custody and charges are pending.