Wednesday, April 9, 2014
(Westmoreland County, PA) -- A male student is in custody following a mass stabbing at a western Pennsylvania high school. Authorities say 20 people were stabbed this morning in several first floor classrooms and hallways before classes started. Officials at Forbes Regional Hospital say seven of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries. All of the victims are said to be teenagers. On its website, the district says "a critical incident has occurred at the high school." Franklin Regional Senior High School is about 15 miles east of Pittsburgh.