Records: Mission man arrested after stabbing his brother during a fight

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Ezequiel Pena, 23, of Mission is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony. (Photo courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office)

Police arrested a Mission man accused of stabbing his brother Sunday during a fight.

At 9:45 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the 1100 block of Miracle Lane to investigate a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, officers observed Hector Pena wearing a bloody shirt.

Hector said his brother, 23-year-old Ezequiel Pena, stabbed him during an argument, according to the criminal complaint. Officers handcuffed Ezequiel.

The brothers told officers the same story: They were fighting in the living room when Ezequiel pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed Hector in the left bicep, according to the criminal complaint.

Ezequiel Pena is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.

He remains at the Hidalgo County jail and couldn’t be reached for comment.

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