NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 16-year-old is under arrest for stabbing a classmate Thursday in the Bronx, police say.
The unnamed teen was taken into custody Friday and charged with assault.READ MORE: Scientists, Emergency Planners Conducting Air Flow Study In NYC This Week To Improve Response Protocols
Police say he stabbed a 17-year-old around 2 p.m. Thursday inside Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School.
Investigators said it started as a fight over a phone charger before the victim was stabbed three times.READ MORE: City Panel Votes To Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue At City Hall
He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital and is expected to survive.
The Department of Education said additional school safety officers would be at the high school Friday, and there would be increased scanning.MORE NEWS: Law Enforcement: Suspect Arrested In Killing Of New Rochelle Taxi Driver Was Wanted For Crimes In Multiple States
The school does not have metal detectors.