PD: Stab wound by victim's brother nearly punctures heart of Glendale man

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 16:21:56-05

GLENDALE, AZ — A Glendale man is recovering in the hospital after being repeatedly stabbed by his brother, according to court paperwork.

Glendale police report that late Monday night they were called to a home near 83rd and Glendale avenues for a family fight.

There they arrested David Randy Lujan, age 29, for allegedly stabbing his brother several times with a kitchen knife.

Police say the victim was going to buy Lujan's car, when they got into an argument.

Lujan reportedly came up behind this brother and punched him in the face, breaking his nose.

Witnesses say he then grabbed a pencil and tried to stab the victim, but was separated by witnesses. Lujan reportedly went into the kitchen, grabbed a knife and stabbed the victim several times in the abdomen and chest.

Doctors at St. Joseph's Medical Center reportedly told police that the stab wounds nearly penetrated his heart.

Upon his arrest, Lujan allegedly admitted to wrestling with his brother and it was a "family matter."

Lujan was arrested for aggravated assault and attempted manslaughter.