3 students stabbed near Boston school, fellow student arrested, police say
Multiple sources tell Boston 25 Investigates, three Tech Boston Academy students were stabbed Monday afternoon near the school.
Boston Police said the stabbing happened around 2:30 p.m. near Armandine and Washington streets. The students suffered non-life-threatening injuries and a fellow TechBoston student has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Boston School District says it will provide students with emotional and social support as they try to process what happened at the park after school let out.
Kids running for safety out of a park on Ashmont Street. A few minutes later Boston Police arrived.
“The kids shouldn’t be leaving school and then having that happen it is traumatic for so many. Kids should feel safe playing in a playground,” says Boston City Councilor At-Large Erin Murphy.
School officials at Tech Boston Academy say a fight broke out on the basketball court near the school when three people were stabbed. Boston City Councilor Erin Murphy grew up in Dorchester near where the stabbing happened. She says what happened Monday isn’t a reflection of where she’s called home.
“It’s very concerning it is heartbreaking because kids were in the playground they witnessed it,” says Murphy.
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper said some students were involved in the incident.
“What happened today is incredibly tragic as we continue to see youth violence happening in our community. National and State statistics all remind us of how much our students are hurting. Right now, our focus is on all of the students involved, supporting them and their families, and the school’s students and staff,” Skipper said.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.
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