Boy, 7, critical after being stabbed by brother in Los Angeles County: LASD

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

A man was arrested Thursday night after deputies found his 7-year-old brother stabbed multiple times at a home in the South Whittier area of Los Angeles County.

Authorities responded to a stabbing call in the 9600 block of Ben Hur Avenue around 10 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Johnson told KTLA.

Deputies found the 7-year-old boy suffering from several stab wounds and transported him to a local hospital.

A bloodied shirt is seen during a stabbing investigation in South Whittier on May 9, 2024. (OnScene.TV)Deputies investigate a stabbing in South Whittier on May 9, 2024. (OnScene.TV)An officer sets up crime scene tape at the stabbing scene in South Whittier on May 10, 2024. (OnScene.TV)

Video from the scene showed a bloodied shirt lying on the curb in front of the home.

The victim was listed in critical but stable condition, Johnson said.

Investigators said the boy was stabbed by his 24-year-old brother, who was also taken to a hospital following the incident.

The unidentified suspect was booked on suspicion of attempted murder after he was checked out at the hospital, Johnson said.

No details regarding the motive for the stabbing were provided.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.