One student killed, another injured in U.S. high school stabbing

(Xinhua) 09:03, September 02, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- One student was killed and another was injured in a stabbing at a high school in Jacksonville, North Carolina, on Thursday morning.

A spokesperson for the Jacksonville Police Department told reporters that officers were called to Northside High School just after 7:00 a.m. (1100 GMT) for reports of a physical altercation between students on the campus.

Two students were hospitalized but one of them "succumbed to their injuries," the spokesperson said.

One student has been taken into custody while the incident is still being investigated.

A staff member was also reportedly injured but was said to have not been stabbed.

The school is closed for the rest of Thursday and will have virtual class on Friday, an official said.

The new school year started on Monday. 

(Web editor: Zhong Wenxing, Liang Jun)


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