A 10th grade boy was stabbed in a stairwell Thursday afternoon at Civitas Middle/High School in West Baltimore, Baltimore City Public Schools said in a statement.

A 14-year-old has been taken into custody in connection with the incident, which occurred at about 1:30 p.m., according to the statement.

The victim was stabbed in the lower left abdomen and taken to Sinai Hospital. He was in stable condition as of 4 p.m., the statement said.

Baltimore City Schools Police are investigating.

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