Indiana man arrested for stabbing brother with fork over pot roast

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MUNCIE, Ind. — Police in Indiana arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed his brother with a fork over a pot roast, according to WXIN.

Rodney Gilliam and his brother Randy Gilliam were drinking alcohol and got into an argument, according to police.

The argument was over a pot roast that Rodney was cooking. Randy apparently claimed the pot roast belonged to him, police said.

Rodney then grabbed a three-pronged fork and attacked Randy. Randy tackled Rodney to the ground and the two began to fight, according to the report.

Rodney stabbed Randy with the fork, causing lacerations to his head and a puncture wound to his left arm.

Police said Randy left the home and got a ride to Ball Memorial Hospital while Rodney called police, accusing Randy of taking advantage of him.

Inside the home, officers found large amounts of blood. Blood was also found on Rodney’s clothes.

Officers stopped a vehicle Randy was riding in at South Biltmore Avenue and East Jackson Street. Randy was transported to the emergency room after officers found him suffering from several lacerations.

Rodney was arrested just after midnight. He faces a charge of aggravated battery.

Officers later collected the fork used in the alleged stabbing.