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Police: Boy, 10, accidentally stabs brother, 5, in chest

February 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a 5-year-old boy was accidentally stabbed in the chest by his 10-year-old brother in southwest Philadelphia.

A police statement said the older brother was playing with a carving knife in a home in the Kingsessing neighborhood shortly after 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Police said the younger boy was stabbed once in the chest accidentally.

He was taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and listed in stable condition.

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