Quinceañero was stabbed by another student in New York after the murder of a school assistant
A 15-year-old student was stabbed and another young man of the same age was arrested after an altercation near a school in the Bronx (NYC) yesterday morning.
According to authorities, the victim was stabbed in the stomach by another teen after a dispute around 8:30 am outside The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice in the Concourse Village neighborhood.
“Violence has absolutely no place in our communities,” Jenna Lyle, assistant press secretary for the New York City Department of Education, said in a statement. “The safety of all of our students is our absolute top priority. School staff members and NYPD school security officers responded immediately to an off-campus incident that occurred prior to arrival for class (yesterday). We are offering additional support to the school community today and in the coming days and are working closely with the NYPD on their investigation.”
The victim was rushed to the hospital and is in stable condition. The incident occurred less than two days after a 19-year-old school assistant was shot to death while leaving class by a teenager who confessed to the crime, in Brooklyn.
Schools Chancellor David Banks announced that the city’s Department of Education (DOE) was hiring more than 350 security officers at the start of the school year in September, he recalled. Fox News.
In the wake of the school aide’s slaying Tuesday in the Flatlands neighborhood, Banks said in a statement that he was “heartbroken that one of our dedicated employees was victim of senseless violence with random firearms.” and that he had contacted the principal of “PS 203” to ensure that students received counseling.
A Twitter Mayor Adams lamented the shooting, calling it a “tragedy.” “The rivers of violence that bring guns into our communities did not start in our city, but they will end here,” he said Tuesday. “We will keep our city safe,” he promised.
In particular the number of gunmen and their victims minors has tripled in recent years in NYC, confirmed a recent memo from the NYPD, the nation’s largest police force.