UPDATED: June 2, 2015 4:43 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A student has been seriously injured after being stabbed by another student at a high school in Upper Marlboro.
Prince George’s County Police say two students got into a fight at Frederick Douglass High School in the 8000 block of Croom Road around 7:40 a.m. One of the students then produced a knife and stabbed the other.
Upon arrival, police found a 16-year-old male student suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The 14-year-old suspect was also taken to a local hospital with minor, non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the suspect is facing assault charges as a juvenile.
Detectives believe the incident stemmed from a previous fight between the two students that carried over to Tuesday, when the suspect pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed the victim.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional Investigations Division – Southern Region Homicide at 301-749-5064. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.
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