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At least 20 people injured after stabbing at Pennsylvania high school [UPDATE]

As of Wednesday morning, students were coming out of the school and emergency responders were still at the scene.
By Aileen Graef   |   April 9, 2014 at 8:36 AM  |  Updated April 9, 2014 at 9:52 AM   |   Comments

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MURRYSVILLE, Pa., April 9 (UPI) -- At least twenty people have been injured in a stabbing at Franklin Regional High School Wednesday morning.

An unidentified student entered the school shortly before the start of the school day and began stabbing students. The stabbings happened in numerous classes throughout the building before classes had begun. Not all of the 20 injuries were stabbings but some were cuts and scrapes.

According to Westmoreland County emergency management, 4 people have been flown to a hospital, and Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville is treating 8 others. Police and emergency medical personnel are at the school and three medical helicopters are present, ready to take people to the hospital.

The student is currently in police custody and he is being interviewed by Murrysville police. The school is considered secure.


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