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Brothers accused of weekend stabbing

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Dalton Police arrested two people connected to a stabbing Sunday.

Police say the incident happened Sunday just after midnight. The victim, Eddie Meraz, showed up at the emergency room claiming he had been shot.

Investigators determined he had actually been stabbed with a knife. One of the victim's friends told investigators that a group was driving home from a wedding when they noticed a car tailgating them.

The friend reported hearing gunshots and at one point, Meraz fell out of the car.

When they met back up at their home. Meraz said he thought he had been shot and they drove him to the hospital.

The victims identified the suspects as brothers Paul and Bruce Bender, who they knew from school and had previous disputes.

They were arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

The Dalton Police Department is investigating.

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