Arrests made after teen killed, two others injured in New Bedford stabbing

NEW BEDFORD (WHDH) - Two people have been arrested after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death in New Bedford Wednesday evening.

The victim and two others were stabbed just before 6:30 p.m.

The stabbings happened in the area of Middle and Chancery streets.

Officers said there was a large fight at the Temple Landing housing projects.

Police said the 15-year-old Mateo Morales, of New Bedford, tried running home but collapsed and died.

A 16-year-old boy was treated and released from the hospital; a 22-year-old was also stabbed and was taken to the hospital, where he is expected to be OK.

Investigators are now trying to figure out what led to the stabbing.

Luis Rafael Class, 21 of New Bedford, was charged overnight with accessory to murder after the fact, and assault and battery. He will be arraigned Thursday.

A 16-year-old boy has also been charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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