Florida man stabbed brother in fight over mac and cheese, beer, Volusia deputies say
Updated On: Jun 13 2013 06:05:51 AM EDT
A 49-year-old man was arrested in Deltona late Tuesday on suspicion of stabbing his brother in a fight that started over some missing macaroni and cheese and spilled beer.
Randy Zipperer was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and obstructing an officer without violence.
According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, a witness said Zipperer was at his home on Danforth Avenue when he became upset because he couldn't find his mac and cheese.
His 47-year-old brother went to help look for the food and accidentally knocked over Zipperer's beer, the witness told deputies.
The brothers then got into an argument and Zipperper got a knife from the kitchen and stabbed his brother in the stomach, deputies said.
Deputies said the brother had a small puncture wound on his stomach and found blood leading from the kitchen to the bedroom.
Deputies also located a 6-inch knife with blood on it, a sheriff's report said.
Zipperer was apologetic while talking to deputies, said the sheriff's report, which also stated that he threatened to beat his brother when he was out of jail.