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St. Petersburg police arrest man for attempted murder after stabbing his brother in the chest

Police officers from the St. Petersburg Police Department responded to a house in the 2000 block of Queensboro Avenue South for a stabbing at approximately 5:11 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Two adult brothers had gotten into an altercation when 37 year-old Jerald Nelson, used a kitchen knife to stab his brother in the chest. He also threatened another family member.

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Upon his arrest, Nelson stated to officers that he hopes his brother dies, according to arrest documentation.

The brother suffered a serious, but non-life threatening, injury and was treated at a hospital.

Nelson was arrested and faces two counts of attempted murder in the second degree.

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