Erasmus Hall student remains hospitalized after school stabbing

A 15-year-old Erasmus Hall High School student remains in the hospital this morning after being stabbed in the head with scissors yesterday. According to authorities,

BROOKLYN - A 15-year-old Erasmus Hall High School student remains in the hospital this morning after being stabbed in the head with scissors yesterday.

According to authorities, another 16-year-old student at the High School for Service and Learning, which is located at Erasmus, has been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.

Police say it happened at around noon in the school gym following an altercation between the teenagers. They say the 16-year-old left, but then returned with the scissors and stabbed the younger student multiple times in the head.

The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital where he underwent surgery last night.

School officials say they are not sure how the scissors made it through the metal detectors students must walk through every time they enter the building.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 took to the streets to find 1 Word on the Street: Time travel
Police say Alastasia Bryan, 25, was sitting in 2 Vigil held for slain correction officer
3 Military family gets holiday surprise
News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what they think 4 Word of the Street: Best Job Aspects
Smith was last seen wearing dark brown pants, 5 Missing elderly man found at Flushing Hospital

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 Brooklyn nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE