Football party ends up deadly for two brothers who got into a fight

Friends of two brothers involved in a knife fight blame an intense football game for the argument.

Police say they found one of the brothers with multiple stab wounds outside of a home on Warbonnet Way near Buffalo and Flamingo.

Patricia Lewis found one of the brothers stabbed.

"Literally right where the broom is,” Lewis said. “There's actually a couple more drops spilled here."

Lewis will never forget when she found a man stabbed and dying right on her front porch.

"I'm stunned, I was stunned. I was totally stunned,” Lewis said.

Just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday night, Lewis says she heard a knock on her door.

"He just asked for help. He was moaning he needed help,” Lewis said. “He was obviously intoxicated. He was just begging for help."

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A blood trail shows the man was stabbed at a home off of Buffalo and Flamingo – right across from Lewis' home. A blood-stained doorbell shows the man tried to get help at a nearby home first. Then he went next door to Lewis' house. The good neighbor called 9-1-1.

"When the police officer came ten minutes later he was bleeding more,” Lewis said. “The wounded opened up more."

The man eventually died at UMC hospital.

Police sources say the victim's brother stabbed him in self-defense.

Friends of the family say a football party was going on when both brothers got into an argument over a losing football team.

Bonnie Michelle lives next door to where the stabbing happened.

"So awful in some respects, it makes me feel good I'm an only child,” Michelle said.

Lewis tells News 3 no one should die over a football game.

"I have sons. I know they can get passionate when they fight,” Lewis said. “I hope they never get that passionate when they fight. It's very sad."

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