An ex-boyfriend and his brother are alleged to have severely beaten a man for dating his former girlfriend on Saturday.

Rocky Cisneros, 31, and Jose Cisneros, 33, went to confront the victim at his residence on County Road 133. However, the victim was not home. The men allegedly threatened one of the residents with a shotgun.

The pair decided to wait for the victim and jumped him when he got home.

According to officials, the victim was badly beaten, but managed to escape into his vehicle and drove away from the scene. Rocky and Jose chased the victim into Alice.

The Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department had been alerted to the incident and put out a bulletin on the Cisneros' vehicle.

Alice Police Department observed a vehicle that matched the bulletin's description on Encinal Street and conducted a traffic stop. The officer alerted the sheriff's department and detained the men.

Inside the vehicle was a shotgun.

Both men were arrested and transported to the JWC jail. Rocky was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Jose was charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Rocky was released Sunday on a total bond of $20,000. Jose was released Sunday on a $10,000.