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.