Police say an argument over silverware led to a stabbing in South Carolina.

Edward William Bright, 46, is accused of stabbing his brother repeatedly during the argument over which silverware to use for dinner at Bright's home in Richland County, Columbia TV station WAGT reported.

The brother was stabbed in the torso with a steak knife, according to authorities.

His injuries were not life-threatening.

Bright has been charged with second-degree assault and battery, The Associated Press reported.