BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two Kent County High School students were hospitalized Monday after one of them was stabbed during a fight, Kent County Public Schools said.
The school district said two boys got into an altercation in the locker room during first period and one of them stabbed the other. Both were taken to the hospital for treatment.READ MORE: Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone Smaller Than Previous Years Due To Mild May Temperatures
Citing the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, the district said the student accused of stabbing his schoolmate was discharged from the hospital and placed in police custody.
The incident prompted a lockdown at the school, which was lifted before the end of second period, the district said in a Facebook post.READ MORE: US Set To Offer Monkeypox Vaccines In States With High Case Rates
Students are being dismissed on time Monday, but the district said parents are welcome to pick up their students early.
After-school activities at the school were canceled for the day.MORE NEWS: Simulator Helps Researchers Envision Commercial Offshore Wind Farm In Maryland