Students stabbed in Bronx school

Sep 29, 2017, 00:23
Students stabbed in Bronx school

PEOPLE learns the older victim remains in critical but stable condition at a NY area hospital. The suspect complied and then waited for police in the principal's office, New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said.

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina added, "Every parent has the right to expect that when they send their children to school in the morning, they'll come back at 3 o'clock in very good shape".

The suspect had been involved with an escalating "back-and-forth" with the victims for the past two weeks, Boyce said.

The alleged killer is Abel Cedeno, an 18-year-old from the Bronx, according to the New York Post.

Police arrested 18-year-old Abel Cedeno, another student at Wildlife Conservation and charged him late Wednesday with murder and attempted murder.

The mayor will be at the Bronx public school Thursday morning as students are dropped off the first time since students scrambled out to safety. Ahmed Nasser, a police spokesman.

The effort reflects a growing interest in NY and beyond in establishing charter schools that enroll students from a mix of backgrounds, which research suggests can benefit students and is considered one remedy to school segregation.

The student accused of stabbing a classmate to death and seriously injuring another during history class was different from other guys and had been picked on since the school year started, fellow students and police said.

"The defendant admits to purchasing a (switchblade) knife two weeks before online and stabbing two people", Assistant District Attorney Nancy Borko said.

Sources tell NY1 Arian Laboy, 16, was also stabbed and rushed to the hospital, where he is in critical condition.

Hornbeck said Cedeno often returned home in tears after enduring the bullying of McCree and the second stabbing victim Ariane Laboy, 16.

The stabbing has left concerned parents shocked and wondering why metal detectors were not present in the schools.

Nine New York City charter groups are part of the coalition, ranging from individual schools like Community Roots Charter School in Brooklyn to larger networks, including six Success Academy schools.

"The guidance counselor couldn't even keep herself calm", said eighth-grader Abbie Mincey, who added that the counselor told them, "I've never seen so much blood in my life". She plans to pull her daughters out of school.

The school, which does not have metal detectors, dismissed classes early but planned to reopen Thursday.

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