LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Lawrence said a student at RISE Academy is expected to be OK after being stabbed during a fight.
Lawrence Police Detective Thomas M. Cuddy said police responded to the school at 530 Broadway for reports of an altercation between students.
According to Cuddy, a juvenile male suffered a non-life threatening stab wound during the altercation. The student was then treated on scene before being taken to a nearby hospital.
A suspect described as a “15-year-old juvenile male from Lawrence” was taken into custody without incident and now faces charges that include:
- A&B Dangerous Weapon
- Attempted Murder
- Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds
7NEWS sources later said the weapon used in this incident was a knife.
The 15-year-old is expected to be arraigned in Essex County Juvenile Court.
People who live around the area said they’re sad to see something like this happen at a school..
“I don’t have any small children,” one person told 7NEWS. “But this feels like it’s my own family.”
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