Student slashes classmate at Azleway Boys Ranch
POSTED: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 1:48pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 5:01pm
Smith County, Texas — At approximately 11:37 am this morning, Smith County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 911 call that a student at the Azleway Boys Ranch had been slashed by another student. The caller advised that both boys were still on scene and had been separated by staff members at Azleway.
Paramedics as well as Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies and sergeants were dispatched and arrived on scene at approximately 11:55am. When paramedics arrived, the victim was alert and transported to ETMC for treatment of non life-threating injuries.
Smith County Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives are currently on scene interviewing witnesses to gather information on the events that occurred. This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.
Authorities are still attempting to identify the object used to cut the student.
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