Mendenhall High student stabbed multiple times during school fight

Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 11:11 AM CST
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SIMPSON CO. Miss. (WLBT) - A restroom fight between two teenage girls escalated to a stabbing Tuesday morning at Mendenhall High School.

It happened around 8 a.m.

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Department didn’t say what prompted the argument, but investigators said the injured student suffered multiple stab wounds and had to be taken to a nearby hospital.

The injured girl is in stable condition and talking.

The other student was taken into custody and will be transported to a detention center pending an appearance in Simpson County Youth Court.

School officials along with sheriff’s investigators will continue investigating this incident.

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