Carmel Student Stabbed At School; Pupil Arrested

Injured Freshman Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Shoulder Wound

Police on Wednesday arrested a Carmel High School freshman after he allegedly stabbed a fellow freshman in the shoulder with a knife at the school, officials said.

The injured student was taken by ambulance to Carmel St. Vincent Hospital after the 12:30 p.m. stabbing, school officials said. The injury was minor and the student was expected to be released Wednesday.

The names of the students were not released.

The incident happened in a hall after a physical education class, 6News' Linda Allen reported. A student called 911, and the 15-year-old accused of stabbing the other was arrested by Carmel police on school property just north of the high school building, officials said.

"He was ordered to the ground, and he put up no fight whatsoever," Carmel police Lt. David Strong said. "He was handcuffed, and the weapon was found on him."

High school and school district officials will review security and safety policies at all 14 Carmel Clay district schools, a school district news release said.

The arrestee was taken to a juvenile detention center and could face battery and attempted murder charges, police said.

Information on what led to the stabbing wasn't immediately available. Principal John Williams said he believes tension had been building between the two students for the past few weeks.

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