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Two Mervo students stabbed by classmate during lunch, Baltimore school officials say

Two Mervo students are in the hospital after another student stabbed them during a fight, Baltimore school officials said.

A boy used a knife to stab two other boys during a lunch hour fight at Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, said Andre Riley, a spokesman for Baltimore City Public Schools. One of the students suffered multiple stab wounds. The student who wielded the knife is in custody; it was unclear whether he had been formally charged.

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School police said the incident occurred around 1 p.m. at the school located in the Ednor Gardens-Lakeside neighborhood. The boys’ injuries are not life-threatening, police said.

The ages of the students involved in the incident were not immediately available, Riley said.

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School police also located a loaded handgun at the school Thursday. The student in possession of the gun is in custody. The two incidents do not appear to be linked, Riley said.


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