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Baby stabbed in stomach by 9-year-old autistic brother: Police

*This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.*

A 1-year-old New York baby is in the hospital after police say her 9-year-old brother stabbed her in the stomach on Tuesday.

ABC 7 reports that the incident happened in a room at the family’s Patchen Avenue apartment in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. When the baby’s parents returned home, they found her bleeding and rushed her to Woodhull Hospital, where she was then transferred to Bellevue Hospital.

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According to authorities, the baby is expected to survive. The 9-year-old, who is reportedly autistic, was taken for an evaluation at Kings County Hospital.

When investigators searched the home, they found a bloody knife. However, no charges are expected to be filed in the case. Authorities said the children’s grandmother was home with them when the incident happened.

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