Two students injured in stabbing at John Marshall High School in Los Feliz on Tuesday
Two students have been stabbed at John Marshall High School in Los Feliz, police said.
The students were stabbed about 11:10 p.m. in the school’s English class and are expected to survive.
The two students were stabbed while returning a paper that had been cut. The students suffered stab wounds but were not injured critically, Los Angeles police Lt. John Jenal said at a news conference.
The suspects, a 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy, fled on bicycles. The 16-year-old was described as having a red cap and a black shirt. The 14-year-old was described as having a white cap and a white shirt.
The suspect with the red and black cap and the black shirt is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds with short, dark-colored hair down to his chin.
The suspect with the white cap and white shirt is described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 155 pounds with long, black hair down to his chin.
Anyone with information was asked to call South Los Angeles detectives at (323) 890-5722. Anonymous tips can be left at http://www.sulldepts.com.
One of the students injured remained hospitalized in critical condition, while the other girl was released Wednesday as a precaution.
Students from John Marshall High School were out on the school grounds as the attack unfolded Wednesday night.
Los Angeles Police Department officials spoke with some of the students outside the school and then escorted them back inside as officers searched campus.
Officials said no evidence of a break-in or forced entry was found.
About 300 students were in the school at the time of the attack, officials said.
Two students were injured in the incident, a district spokeswoman said. The female student went to the school’s emergency room with what school officials said appeared to be “a stab wound to the upper inner thigh” and was in stable condition.
Another student was stabbed in the buttocks, and the girl had medical treatment for the minor injury, officials said.
Parents rushed to the hospital with minor children, some