Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School

Student stabbed multiple times inside a New York City high school library

Oct. 8, 2021
The victim, 18, is expected to survive. He was stabbed multiple times, allegedly by a 16-year-old student.

A student inside a Bronx high school library was stabbed in the abdomen, back and leg, allegedly by another student.

The stabbing occurred Thursday afternoon at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School after a dispute, reports Spectrum News 1 New York.

The alleged assailant is a a 16-year-old male who stabbed an 18-year-old male. The victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Hospital and is expected to survive. 

New York City police say the incident may be gang-related.

School officials say the incident has persuaded them to increase security scanning on the campus until further notice.​

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