Students stabbed Houston: A 17-year-old teen boy stabbed to death with racial tensions believed to be a prime cause has a Houston high school and the Texas community as a whole shocked and grieving this week, WebProNews reported this Wednesday, Sept. 4. The student stabbing occurred at Spring High School; two other students are reported to have sustained non-serious injuries in the fight, while one was critically injured and is currently under hospital care.
The student stabbing at a Houston high school has led police officials to conduct a full investigation into the crime. Three students are currently being charged with the murder of the teen boy, while officers believe that racial tensions and gang-related violence was likely the cause of the deadly weapon fight.
A “cutting instrument” was said to be the weapon that killed the 1 teen boy and injured the three other students, though whether it was a knife or some other sharp object has not been confirmed at this time. The names of neither the four victims or the three teens that have been accused in the deadly attack have not been released.
As the Spring High School community grieves over the loss of the 17-year-old, the Houston superintendent offered this in a statement to school families:
“Every parent sends their child to school believing that school should be one of the safe-haven places.… It’s what we spend our night and days working for, and what I lose sleep over. We go into this business to make life better for children, and they need to be able to trust the adults who are responsible for their security and their care.”
The investigation is underway while police question the three “persons of interest” and alleged racial tensions involved in the case, concluded the report.
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