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Pocatello man accused of stabbing his brother

Jacob Mullen
Bannock County Jail
Jacob Mullen

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI)-A Pocatello man was arrested Thursday after a fight with his brother got out of hand.

Pocatello Police were called to 1245 E. Clark Street at 4:53 p.m. Thursday and found Jacob Scott Samuel Mullen, 23, waiting for them outside.

Officers learned Mullen had been in an escalating argument with his brother.  During the argument, Mullen grabbed a kitchen knife and threw it.

The knife stuck in his brother’s chest.  The victim pulled the knife out on his own.  Ambulance personnel transported him to a hospital, where he was treated for a minor stabbing injury and released.

Mullen was charged with aggravated battery.  He was arraigned on the charge Friday morning and ordered held on $25,000 bond.  A preliminary hearing is set February 8.

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