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Town of Holland teen charged with cutting brothers arm

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Charges are filed against a teen accused of cutting a family member with a knife at their home in the Town of Holland.  He was originally arrested on an attempted homicide charge.

Xai Vang, 19, is charged with 2nd-degree recklessly endangering safety and substantial battery-intend bodily harm.

According to a criminal complaint filed in La Crosse County, Vang was arguing with his mother at their home at N6942 Garden Street around 2:30 Sunday afternoon.   The complaint states that the argument kept escalating so two of Vang's brothers tried to intervene.  At one point, the brothers told police Vang grabbed a knife and in attempt to get the knife from him, one of the brothers was cut.

Police said the brother was treated and released at a local hospital for his injure. 

Vang is being held in La Crosse County Jail.  He is expected to be back in court on June 19.

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