Fight escalates to stabbing


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A fight escalates and results in a man being stabbed.

Police were called to the 200 block of Fernwood Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

When they arrived, they met with the victim’s brother who was irate and screaming. He told officers someone stabbed his brother in the stomach, 38-year-old Anthony Brown.

Police found a kitchen knife on the sidewalk in front of the porch.

According to witnesses, a woman and Brown showed up to get a car she loaned her mother, but an argument ignited and tensions escalated. Officials said a man stabbed Brown in self defense after Brown punched him and his brother stomped on his head.

Brown was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Right now, it is unclear if charges will be pursued.

Police are still investigating. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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