A student was stabbed at a Boston high school Monday, authorities say.
A Jeremiah E. Burke High School student at was stabbed in the stomach and shoulder and was rushed to the hospital, but is expected to survive, Boston Public Schools said.
His suspected attacker fled the scene, police said. The person stabbed is male, though police had initially said they were female.
The incident took place about 11 a.m., according to school officials, who said the investigation was ongoing and that district would support students and staff going forward.
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"The safety and security of our students and staff are the top priority for Boston Public Schools. Violence has no place in our school communities. BPS thanks the school staff and public safety officials who immediately responded to today’s incident at the Burke High School," the district said in a statement.
Boston Public Schools' first day of classes for 2022 was Thursday.