Southeast Portland

12-year-old detained after allegedly stabbing his brother in the back

12-year-old detained after allegedly stabbing his brother in the back

PORTLAND, Ore. – An 18-year-old man was stabbed in the back by his 12-year-old brother Tuesday night after they got into a fight, Portland police said.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said the boys' mother called 911 just after 9:45 p.m. from a home in the 3600 block of Southeast Gladstone Street to report that her son had stabbed his brother.

Police detained the 12-year-old and are conducting an investigation, they said.