Police: Indiana teen arrested after stabbing brother in neck with screwdriver

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (June 20, 2014)— A 13-year-old boy from South Bend, Ind. was arrested Friday after police said he stabbed his brother in the neck using a screwdriver.

The teen suspect was booked into a juvenile detention center under a preliminary charge of battery.

Officers responded to a house in the 100 block of N. Studebaker Street around 9:21 a.m. in reference to a stabbing. When they arrived, they found a 15-year-old boy, who had been stabbed in the back of the neck with a screwdriver.

Authorities quickly located the victim’s 13-year-old boy and he was taken into custody. Witnesses told police the brothers were fighting over a piece of clothing when the stabbing occurred.

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