EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A 15-year-old Eastpointe High School student is in custody after police said he stabbed a 15-year-old classmate.
The incident happened Tuesday before 10 a.m. inside a classroom at the school, according to police.
The victim was stabbed multiple times in his upper torso and transported to a hospital. He is in stable condition and expected to be OK, according to police.
Officers recovered a knife at the scene. The suspect surrendered to officers after a “brief foot pursuit,” according to police.
The school went on a brief lockdown after the incident. All other students and staff are safe, according to school officials. School will be dismissed at the usual time.
Both people involved in the stabbing knew each other and are students, according to police. The suspect is being held at the Macomb County Juvenile Justice Center.
Detectives are working with the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office to determine the charges the suspect will face.
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