A Houston high school stabbing turns deadly, when a 17 year old student pulled out a knife and started stabbing other students. CNN reports that the stabbings occurred at Spring High School in Houston, Texas, and authorities suspect it may have been gang related.
Harris County police spoke with the press, and stated that three persons of interest were taken into custody, and one, Luis Alonzo, 17, faces murder charges related to the stabbings.
The altercation killed one student and injured three others. The confrontation happened in the high school's hallway at around 7:10 a.m. this Wednesday. Spring High School was placed on lock down. Students were shuffled into classrooms, and all classroom doors were locked until the police was able to secure the scene, and apprehend suspects.
When the hallway stabbings occurred, police were called to the scene and report they arrived in only 60 seconds. Harris County Sheriff's officers arrived at the seen shortly after as well. The weapon used in the stabbings was not recovered at the time of the press conference, and police report that all victims were students of Spring High School.