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.

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