Scene at Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, Md. (Photo: Brad Bell)
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJLA) – Two students were injured in a stabbing at a high school in Prince George’s County early Tuesday morning.
The incident occurred around 7:40 a.m. inside Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro.
Two students were engaged in a physical altercation when one of the students pulled out a knife and stabbed the other student, according to police.
One student sustained serious injuries while the student accused of pulling the knife only sustained minor injuries. Both students were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The student who pulled the knife is currently in police custody and charges are pending.
Officials said they had no information as to what sparked the fight, and the incident is under investigation.
In a Twitter message, the police said the incident “stemmed from dispute.”