City student stabbed in chest at school

Student at Friendship Academy of Science and Technology is second to be stabbed in school in two months

May 02, 2014|By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun

A 14-year-old student at Friendship Academy of Science and Technology in Baltimore was stabbed Friday in the chest with a knife after a verbal altercation with a fellow student, according to a notification sent out to school officials obtained by The Baltimore Sun. A 17-year-old student was arrested.

City school officials confirmed in a statement that a student "was injured by a weapon during an altercation" on Friday morning. The statement said the student was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital and is in stable condition. The notification to school officials said he was being kept overnight for observation.

The student taken into custody will be disciplined in accordance with the system's Code of Conduct, officials said.

The stabbing is the second reported in as many months. Last month, a student was stabbed at Patterson High School.

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