HALTOM CITY, Texas (TCD) --
A 20-year-old Texas man is charged with capital murder in the Saturday night stabbing death of his 7-year-old brother, Haltom City Police said Sunday.
Police responded to a report of a stabbing Saturday about 9:45 p.m. at a residence in the 4900 block of Orien St. Officers found 7-year-old Jacob Gabriel Brito at the scene with multiple stab wounds. The boy was transported to Cook Children's Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Officers at the scene of the crime located the boy's 20-year-old brother, Isidro Brito Bruno, at the intersection of Katrine St. and Katrine Ct. The older brother had a self-inflicted wound to his upper body, according to police. He was hospitalized at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.
Isidro Brito Bruno was later charged with capital murder and held in the Tarrant County Jail on $250,000 bond. Police did not determine a motive for the alleged attack.
Attached is the media release from a Capital Murder that occurred last night in Haltom City. Our deepest condolences to the family. pic.twitter.com/nB6ttMoDi3— Haltom City PD (@HaltomCityPD) August 2, 2020
“Police have been out to that location, and he was living there,” said Haltom City Detective Matt Sillane in a telephone interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, referring to the suspect and the Haltom City home where the stabbing occurred.