Student stabbed over Facebook argument at Pa. school

One student is in custody and another hospitalized at junior high school near Reading, Pa.

A stabbing at a junior high school near Reading, Pa., has sent at least one student to the hospital

The stabbing was reported at 8:29 a.m. at Wilson Southern Junior High School in Spring Township, according to the local ABC affiliate, which reported that a male student is in custody.

Police reportedly told ABC 6 that the stabbing stemmed from a dispute between two 14-year-olds over Facebook. The dispute turned violent when the pair met in person and one of the 14-year-olds was stabbed multiple times, the station reported.

Both the middle school and the adjoining Cornwell Terrace Elementary School went into lock-down, ABC reported. Meanwhile, classes were cancelled for the rest of the day.

There was no immediate word on the condition of the person who was stabbed.


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