8-Year-Old Accused of Stabbing 12-Year-Old Brother

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A 12-year-old boy in Grand Rapids, Michigan is in critical condition after allegedly being stabbed by his eight-year-old brother.

The eight-year-old was in court shackled at the wrists and ankles with his mother by his side.

Police say the eight-year-old was fighting with his younger siblings Wednesday night.

When his 12-year-old brother tried to intervene, the eight-year-old stabbed him with a knife.

The victim remains in juvenile detention. Police are speaking to neighbors to determine if there were any adults present during the incident.

The eight-year-old is being held on a 25-thousand-dollar bond.

He faces assault charges with intent to cause great bodily harm. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries.

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