15-year-old boy arrested for trying to kill 12-year-old brother
Japan Today -- Jan 10
Police in Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture, said Tuesday they have arrested a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed his 12-year-old brother with a kitchen knife at their home.

According to police, the suspect stabbed his brother in the stomach and arms at around 9 p.m. Monday, local media reported. One of the boys' parents called 119 after the incident. The victim was taken to hospital where doctors said Tuesday that his wounds were not life-threatening.

The victim’s brother has admitted to the stabbing but has so far given no motive, police said.

中学3年の男子生徒(15)が弟(12)を包丁で刺したとして、殺人未遂の疑いで逮捕されました。 中学3年の男子生徒は8日午後9時ごろ、静岡県島田市の自宅で中学1年の弟の腹などを包丁で刺して殺そうとした疑いが持たれています。
News sources: Japan Today, ANNnewsCH
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