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2 stabbed at Atlanta-area high school; 3 students in custody, school system says

Two students were stabbed in an incident at an Atlanta-area high school Wednesday.
Two students were stabbed in an incident at an Atlanta-area high school Wednesday.(Source: WGCL)
Published: Jan. 26, 2022 at 12:10 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 26, 2022 at 12:38 PM CST
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UNION CITY, Ga. (WGCL/Gray News) - Two students were stabbed during a fight at Benjamin Banneker High School in Fulton County.

One victim is in critical condition; the other person’s condition is unknown, WGCL reports.

It happened around 9 a.m. Wednesday at the high school on Feldwood Road in Union City, sending the school into lockdown.

The school district said three students were taken into custody. As of Wednesday afternoon, it was not known what charges, if any, the three are facing.

Fulton County Schools provided the following statement:

“Two students sustained non-life-threatening injuries in an altercation involving a stabbing on campus. Fulton County Schools police were on site and a lockdown was initiated while school administrators and police initiated an investigation. Three students were taken into custody.”

Fulton County Schools Police are investigating the incident.

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