RVHS student fight leads to stabbing

BLYTHEWOOD – After a fight out­side a Ridge View High School class­room late Tuesday morning, two 16-year–old male students were injured and a 17-year-old male stu­dent was later arrested and charged with attempted murder, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s De­partment. It was reported late Tues­day that 17-year-old will be tried as an adult.

The 17-year-old student is accused of stabbing one of the 16-year-old males several times in the upper body before running from the scene. The 16-year-old suffered puncture wounds and was taken to an area hospital, according to Richland Two media spokesper­son Ishmael Tate.

There was no update on the stu­dent’s condition at press time on Tuesday, but Tate said the student was conscious when he arrived at an area hospital.

Another 16-year-old student suf­fered a minor injury but did not go to the hospital, the sheriff’s depart­

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