18-year-old stabbed by brother in NE Harris County after dispute over driving a car, deputies say

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Friday, June 4, 2021
18-year-old stabbed by own brother after dispute over car, deputies say
The 18-year-old's life may have been saved by the first deputies who arrived to the scene. Here is what we learned about the crime from authorities.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- An 18-year-old was stabbed in the leg by his brother in northeast Harris County after they got into a fight over driving a car, according to deputies.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on Lockwood near the North Beltway.

Deputies said the victim's life may have been saved by the first deputies on scene.

"It was a serious stab wound. When deputies arrived, they applied a tourniquet using life-saving measures, most likely saving this 18-year-old's life," said a deputy.

The brother who is allegedly responsible for the stabbing was taken into custody.