12-year-old charged with attempting to kill younger brother
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A judge in Douglas County has ruled there's enough evidence to support an attempted homicide charge against a 12-year-old boy accused of stabbing his younger brother.
According to a criminal complaint charging the boy with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, the attack occurred Jan. 11 at a home in the Town of Solon Springs.
The complaint says the defendant stabbed his 7-year-old brother four times; one in the back, twice in the abdomen and once in the chest.
The judge made the ruling during a preliminary hearing Wednesday in adult court.
A judge could decide to send the case to juvenile court.