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Police bring 15-year-old into custody after stabbing at Mount Vernon High School

Fairfax County Police Chief Kevin Davis has confirmed that a high school student in Alexandria is now in custody after allegedly stabbing another student Wednesday.

MOUNT VERNON, Va. — A 15-year-old student was brought into custody Wednesday after a stabbing at Mount Vernon High School in Alexandria, Virginia.

Police say the victim, in this case, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to recover.

Around 1:17 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing in a bathroom at the school. Police say a student was stabbed following a fight with another student. He was then taken to an area hospital for injuries and is expected to be okay. 

Police claim two juvenile suspects fled the school following the stabbing but were quickly identified and taken into custody by officers.

A shelter-in-place was briefly in effect at the school until it was determined the suspect had fled the area. 

Officials say there is no longer any threat to the school. 

Fairfax County Police Chief Kevin Davis has confirmed a 15-year-old suspect is now in custody for their alleged involvement in the stabbing.

This is a developing story. Stay with WUSA9 for updates. 



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