Fairmont Heights High School student stabbed in stomach; One in custody

A student has been arrested in connection with a stabbing at Fairmont Heights High School in Capital Heights.

Briant Coleman, a spokesperson for Prince George’s County Schools, says two female students were involved in an altercation around 9 a.m. Friday when one of them stabbed the other with an unknown object.

The victim was stabbed in the stomach, police say. She was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect remains in police custody.

The school, 1401 Nye Street, was temporarily locked down, but has since reopened.

It’s not clear what led to the dispute.