UPDATE (11:45am 9/4/13): The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has come out and said they have three “persons of interest” in custody regarding the stabbings that took place at Spring High School Wednesday morning.
The sheriff’s office has asked the public for help if they know anything about why the stabbings happened or any information on the weapons used in the attack. No weapons have yet been recovered by police. Any information can be sent to the proper authorities using the iWatchHarrisCounty.com app or by calling the Sheriff’s Office (713-967-5810).
In a press conference the Sheriff said the three being questioned are the only suspects in the case. He added that investigators are looking into the idea that the stabbings might be related to gang activity.
SPRING, Texas (CBS Houston/AP) A 16-year-old boy has been airlifted from a high school in suburban Houston with stab wounds suffered in an altercation at the campus.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office says it responded about 7 a.m. Wednesday to Spring High School to a report of a stabbing. Spring is about 20 miles north of Houston.
KHOU is reporting that one person has been confirmed dead by the sheriff’s office. It was not confirmed if the 16-year-old was the one who died.
A dispatcher for the air ambulance at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston confirmed the boy was transported shortly before 8 a.m. CDT. The dispatcher did not know the severity of the boy’s injuries.
Multiple emergency vehicles were seen at the entrance to the school.
Reports from KHOU say that classes have resumed and the rest of the school has been deemed safe after the incident.
Two people have been taken into custody by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in relation to the stabbings.
KHOU is reporting students were released at 10am.
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