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Man arrested in brother's deadly stabbing on Indy's far east side

The incident happened Sunday, Feb. 5 at a home in the 11000 block of Whistler Drive, near 21st Street and German Church Road, around 10:20 a.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD arrested a 24-year-old man for his alleged role in a deadly stabbing that happened Sunday morning on the city's far east side.

On Feb. 5, officers responded to a report of a person shot just after 10:20 a.m. in the 11000 block of Whistler Drive, near 21st Street and German Church Road. While headed to the scene, police were updated that a person had been stabbed.

Officers arrived to find a man who had been stabbed inside a home.

The man was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 30-year-old Juan Carlos Parada.

According to an arrest report, Parada's sister called 911 after she found him bleeding on the stairs.

The arrest report says police found a large kitchen knife with a wooden handle broken off from the blade.

Police spoke with multiple family members who live at the home and were able to identify the victim's brother, 24-year-old Enrique Hernandez, as a possible suspect.

According to the arrest report, police found Hernandez, who allegedly admitted to stabbing his brother three or four times. Police said Hernandez also admitted to buying the knife "to stick it in him."

Police arrested Hernandez for murder.

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will make the final charging decisions.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Christopher Edwards at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or at Christopher.Edwards@indy.gov.

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