Juvenile stabbed outside high school; suspect in custody
Published 1:00 pm Saturday, January 7, 2023
Deputies and investigators of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stabbing Friday evening at Unaka High School.
The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. while a basketball game was taking place at the school. Some juveniles were involved in an altercation outside the school and during the fight one juvenile stabbed another juvenile. A CCSO deputy was on scene at the game and summoned additional officers and investigators to respond to the incident.
The injured juvenile was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries to the upper right leg. The suspect juvenile was taken into custody at the scene.
“The investigation into this incident is ongoing and charges are pending,” Sheriff Mike Fraley said.