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Student fatally stabbed at Raleigh, North Carolina, high school

Nov. 29, 2023
A 14-year-old student has been charged as a juvenile in the in the attack.

One student was stabbed to death and another was wounded in a fight at a high school in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The Raleigh News & Observer reports that the altercation occurred Monday morning in a  gymnasium at Southeast Raleigh High School. A 15-year-old student died, and a 16-year-old was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 14-year-old student has been charged in a juvenile petition with murder.

Authorities declined to identify the suspect and the victims.

Cherelle McLaughlin, the mother of the 14-year-old charged with murder, says the stabbing stemmed from a fight between students and her older daughter,

After the fight erupted in the gym, a school resource officer radioed for help at 11:01 Videos circulated on social media appeared to show a fight breaking out between two students outside the gym and then flowing into the gym as more students followed.

Classes at Southeast Raleigh High were canceled Monday and Tuesday.

About the Author

Mike Kennedy | Senior Editor

Mike Kennedy has been writing about education for American School & University since 1999. He also has reported on schools and other topics for The Chicago Tribune, The Kansas City Star, The Kansas City Times and City News Bureau of Chicago. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.

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