ELMHURST, Queens — A student was stabbed in the chest outside a Queens school Thursday and a second student is in custody, police sources tell PIX11.
Authorities responded to reports of a stabbing outside the Civic Leadership Academy on 94th St. in Elmhurst, according to the school safety union.
Several students were fighting when the victim was stabbed in the chest with a knife, according to police sources.
The victim was conscious when taken to the hospital and is expected to survive, sources said. Sources initially said the victim was a female, but later said she or he has long hair and they are unsure of the person’s gender.
A second student has been taken into custody, sources said.
The ages of those involved were not immediately made available.