The outside of Forest Hills High School in Queens. On Nov. 3, three college students from the school, police sources mentioned, engaged in a brawl about a block away from the campus that left two people with stab and slash wounds.
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A 14-year-old boy faces assault expenses for allegedly knifing two different teenagers down the block from a Queens high school on Wednesday afternoon.
Legislation enforcement sources mentioned the brawl broke out at about 4:22 p.m. on Nov. 3 on the nook of 67th Avenue and 108th Road in Forest Hills, about a block east of the doorway to Forest Hills High School.
Sources conversant in the case reported that the three people concerned in the melee are all Forest Hills college students. The circumstances main as much as the fracas weren’t disclosed.
Officers from the 112th Precinct responded to the incident and located a 15-year-old boy who suffered a puncture wound to his left hand, and a 14-year-old boy with a slash wound to his proper arm.
EMS introduced each victims to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital in Flushing for remedy of their accidents, which weren’t life threatening.
In the meantime, cops recovered the 14-year-old male suspect close to the crime scene in addition to a swap blade allegedly used in the combat.
Police charged the teenager with assault and prison possession of a weapon. His identify is being withheld on account of his age.
The incident happens as town’s public faculties battles an uptick in violence, particularly gun-related incidents, on campuses throughout the 5 Boroughs. Members of the NYC School Security Coalition not too long ago rallied in Decrease Manhattan demanding that town do extra to safe faculties and hold weapons out.
On Oct. 25, outgoing Mayor Invoice de Blasio introduced that town would step up metallic detector utilization at random school buildings and would add school security brokers and officers to some areas.
amNewYork Metro reached out to the Division of Training for touch upon the incident, and is awaiting a response.