NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fight over a phone charger led to a student getting stabbed at a Bronx high school on Thursday.
The incident happened at around 2 p.m. inside Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell, Former Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19
Police said two boys started fighting before one of them was stabbed three times.
A 17-year-old victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital and is expected to survive.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell Remembered Fondly At His Alma Mater, CCNY, And In The Bronx, Where He Was Raised
Police are looking for the other student who took off.
The Department of Education said additional school safety officers will be at the high school on Friday.MORE NEWS: Report: Feds May Allow Americans To Get Different COVID Booster Than Vaccine They First Received
There will also be increased scanning at the school, which does not have metal detectors.