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17-year-old arrested for stabbing fellow student outside Long Reach High School

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Posted at 12:09 PM, Apr 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-29 08:49:33-04

COLUMBIA, Md. — A teen has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a fellow student outside of Long Reach High School in Columbia Thursday morning.

Leading up to the stabbing, the 18-year-old victim and 17-year-old suspect were reportedly involved in an altercation on the school parking lot.

By the time the School's Resource Officer got on scene, the suspect had already fled in an unknown vehicle.

The victim suffered serious injuries, but is stable at an area hospital.

Howard County Police said charges against the teen suspect are pending.

The school was placed on a modified lockdown throughout the day, following the stabbing.