Grandson arrested for knifing his 81-year-old grandfather during fight, cops say

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Source: MEGA; Pitt County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 24 2021, Published 10:32 a.m. ET

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A dispute between a grandson and his grandfather nearly turned deadly when the younger man allegedly stabbed his elderly relative.

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According to Greenville police, Aaron Rashad Brown, 23, and his grandfather, 81-year-old Wheeler James Brown, got into a fight at a residence on the evening of Aug. 20.

Police did not detail what led to the fight.

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During the altercation, police said, Aaron Brown stabbing, and police were called to the scene, where the suspect allegedly was at first thought to have barricaded himself in a room, WNCT-TV reported.

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He was later located a short distance away and taken into custody. The grandfather was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition.

The stabbing suspect faces an attempted second-degree murder charge and is being held in the Pitt County Detention Center on $1 million bond, online records show.

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