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Student stabbed in fight at Patterson High School

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-27 11:36:12-04

BALTIMORE — One student was stabbed during a fight with another student at Patterson High School today, Baltimore City Public Schools confirmed in a statement.

School police responded to the fight and quickly brought the situation under control, the statement said. The stabbed student was taken to a hospital for medical treatment. The second student involved was taken into custody without incident.

The school was placed on alert status during and immediately after the fight in an effort to protect the safety of other students and staff.

“Providing safe, secure, and positive climates for teaching and learning is City Schools’ top priority,” the school system’s statement read. “Acts of violence will not be tolerated, and the student taken into custody will receive all appropriate consequences in accordance with both the district’s code of conduct and the law."