Brother accused of stabbing teen sister in South Jamaica home, sources say


Sunday, March 12, 2023 10:00PM

Brother accused of stabbing teen sister in Jamaica home, sources say

SOUTH JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) — A teenage boy is accused of stabbing his teenage sister in their Queens home, sources say.

Officials say the incident happened at around 7 p.m. Saturday at 111th Avenue and 156th Street

When officers arrived at the home, they found a 14-year-old girl with stab wounds on her arms, legs, and face.

Officials say the girl told them that her 13-year-old brother was to blame. She is at Jamaica Hospital in critical, but stable condition with a collapsed lung.

The girl’s 13-year-old brother told officials a different story. He called 911 and said there was a burglar.

Officials say there was no burglary and the teenage boy was taken into custody.

The boy confessed to stabbing his sister while in custody, according to police. Officials say they searched the crime scene and found the knife in the kitchen.

The teens’ parents were not home when the stabbing happened. Officials say they called the parents, but they didn’t come to the home after they heard what happened.

An 8-year-old was home when his older sister was stabbed.

Officials did not say what led up to the incident.

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