A 14-year-old boy stabbed an older teen in the leg during a violent confrontation inside an Inwood High School classroom Wednesday, police said.
The 10:30 a.m. stabbing occurred a day after two shootings occurred near Manhattan high schools, police said.
Police officers who called the Inwood Academy of Leadership Charter School on 10th Ave. near Post Ave. were told the 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy were arguing when the younger teen pulled out a knife and pointed at them. nail. twice the opponent’s leg.
EMS took the older teen to Harlem Hospital, where he was treated and expected to survive.
The 14-year-old boy was taken into custody without incident and the knife was recovered, police sources said.
Charges were pending.
The stabbing took place about 24 hours after a 17-year-old boy was shot outside Martin Luther King High School on the Upper West Side, the first of three gang-related shootings in Manhattan in five hours near schools in the city.