Police: 1 Teen Stabbed by Student at Florida School

By: Assocaited Press
By: Assocaited Press

Winter Haven, FL (AP) - One 16-year-old is in custody and
another 16-year-old is hospitalized after a stabbing at a central
Florida high school.

Winter Haven Police Chief Gary Hester says there appeared to be
no motive for the stabbing before classes Monday in the Winter
Haven High School courtyard.

Hester says Luke Kendall was stabbed five times by Jade Mose.

Kendall was hospitalized in Lakeland in stable condition.

According to police, Mose was charged in April with possessing a
weapon on school property.

Mose was being held at a juvenile detention center on charges of
attempted second-degree murder, carrying a concealed weapon,
carrying a weapon on school property and violating probation.

Lt. Brad Coleman said police will ask for Mose to be charged as
an adult.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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