NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Newark police said a city high school student has died of his injuries after being stabbed during an altercation near the school.

Authorities announced on Friday that 17-year-old Stanley Francois succumbed to his injuries on Oct. 10.

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He was a junior at Barringer High School in Newark.

Police said that Francois was stabbed on Oct. 3 during an altercation with an unnamed juvenile in the vicinity of the school.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Francois’ death was classified as a homicide on Thursday, following the release of autopsy results.

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Police have not released the name of the juvenile, who has been charged with murder.

The juvenile is currently being held in the Essex County Youth House.

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