RadioOnFire.com – A student was stabbed during a fight Monday afternoon at Patterson High School, district officials told 11 News.
Two students were involved in a fight and one student was stabbed. School police officers quickly got the incident under control.
The injured student received medical attention and was taken to a hospital.
The second student was taken into custody without further incident, district officials said.
“The school was placed on alert status to enable police to ensure the safety of all students and staff members,” the district said in a statement. “Providing safe, secure and positive climates for teaching and learning is city schools’ top priority. Acts of violence will not be tolerated, and the student taken into custody will receive all appropriate consequences in accordance with both the district’s code of conduct and the law.”
No further information was immediately released.