Man, 19, hospitalized after stabbing at Waianae High

Published On: Jan 04 2013 12:54:00 PM HST
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WAIANAE, Hawaii -

Emergency Medical Services officials say a 19-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition after a stabbing at Waianae High School Friday.

Honolulu police responded just before 12:30 p.m.

The Department of Education says two students, both 19-year-old men, got into an altercation during class time right before lunch.  They were outside near the basketball court.

The suspect stabbed the victim with a pocketknife, according to the DOE.  The victim suffered lacerations and taken to Queen's Medical Center.

The suspect was taken into police custody.

The school was in lockdown for 45 minutes while police investigated and made sure the students were safe.

Waianae High School officials said they have no comment.

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