Police: Parkdale HS student hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times near school
RIVERDALE, Md. (ABC7) —
Prince George's County police say a 16-year-old Parkdale High School student was hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times near the school Tuesday afternoon.
Police also say they believe the that the suspects in the stabbing have gang affiliation.
Parkdale High School was placed on lockdown after the stabbing was initially reported by police as an assault in the woods outside of the school.
Sources told ABC7 News that it happened at the rear of the school's baseball field.
"Officers, acting on info that a group was forming off school property, arrived saw victim staggering out of woods, gave emergency aid," Prince George's County police tweeted. "Officers took several male subjects into custody on scene for questioning. we believe suspects in this case are gang affiliated."
SkyTrak7 was over the scene in Riverdale:
Footage from SkyTrak7 showed officers grouped around a fence at the edge of the woods outside of the school, located at 6001 Good Luck Road in Riverdale.