Philadelphia

Teen Girl Uses Scissors to Stab Classmate During Hallway Brawl: Police

Police said a 14-year-old girl was stabbed in the shoulder and arm

A teenager was stabbed with scissors during a fight between girls at a Philadelphia school Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Officers and medics were called to Jay Cooke Junior High School along West Loudon Street in Logan around 8:45 a.m after a girl was stabbed in her right shoulder and arm during a fight in a third-floor hallway, according to Philadelphia police.

Medics found the 14-year-old girl in a second-floor nurse's office at the K-8 school, said Philadelphia firefighters. Medics took the girl to nearby Einstein Medical Center where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

There has been no word on what led to the stabbing, but Philadelphia School District spokesman Fernando Gallard said the girls know each other.

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"There has been a history between these two students before," said Gallard.

Police took a 14-year-old into custody and recovered the scissors used in the attack, said investigators. NBC10 cameras captured the girl being taken out of the school in handcuffs.

Concerned parents rushed to the school to check on their children after hearing about the fight that put the school on a temporary lockdown. The district also notified parents.

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