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Teen accused of stabbing man who allegedly attacked teen's sister
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Teen accused of stabbing man who allegedly attacked teen's sister


A 17-year-old Kenosha boy was arrested Sunday after he allegedly stabbed a man who was attacking his sister.

Kenosha Police were initially called to a gas station at the intersection of 75th Street and 14th Avenue at 10:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a person who had been stabbed.

When police arrived, they found a 23-year-old man who told police he had been stabbed in the back by β€œan unknown person for unknown reasons,” police Lt. Tim Schaal said.

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As police were speaking to the victim, Schaal said, a woman called police to say the stabbing happened at her house in the 900 block of 73rd Street.

The woman told police that her 22-year-old daughter had been attacked by a former boyfriend and that her 17-year-old son had stabbed the man. Schaal said the 17-year-old told police he had heard his sister struggling, saw the 23-year-old man on top of her choking her, and stabbed him.

Schaal said the injured man had a serious but non-life threatening injury. He remains hospitalized. Police are recommending that he be charged with strangulation and with disorderly conduct.

The 17-year-old was arrested and spent the night at Kenosha County Jail before being released Monday pending charges. Police are recommending he be charged with recklessly endangering safety, Schaal said.


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