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: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
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: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
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: Health Officials Tracking New 'Stealth' Omicron Variant Spreading In Europe, Detected In U.S.
The school does not have metal detectors.