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Two people charged in weekend stabbing in Arena

Published On: Nov 01 2012 08:25:29 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 01 2012 08:41:12 AM CDT
Brandon Behrens and Shane Behrens

Brandon Behrens and Shane Behrens

DODGEVILLE, Wis. -

Two brothers now face attempted homicide charges in connection with a fight Sunday morning at a Halloween party in Arena, according to the Iowa County Sheriff's Department.

The Sheriff's Department said Shane Behrens, 19, of Spring Green was arrested Wednesday and charged with being party to the crime of attempted homicide and substantial battery.

His brother, Brandon Behrens, 20, also of Spring Green, faces two counts of attempted homicide and one count of being party to the crime of attempted homicide, according to the Sheriff's Department.

Four people were hospitalized with serious, but non-life threatening injuries after the fight broke out at a Halloween party outside of Arena around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found three people with stab wounds. Med-flight took one victim to UW Hospital. The other two were taken by EMS. Another victim was discovered hours after he drove himself to the hospital.

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