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Man stabs nephew with machete knife

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Rafael Alvarez (Source: LMDC) Rafael Alvarez (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A family disagreement ends in a stabbing and an arrest.

According to an arrest report, Rafael Alvarez, 59, and his nephew have a long history of not getting along. On June 16, Alvarez was angry because his nephew was at his home. The nephew was also seen throwing a rock at Alvarez's mother.

The two were verbally fighting when Alvarez grabbed a machete knife and stabbed his nephew several times.

Police found the bloody knife when they arrived and arrested Alvarez.

He is being charged with assault.

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