The Latest: Girl dies after Detroit-area school stabbing

Authorities say a 16-year-old girl has died after being stabbed by another teenage girl during a fight inside a high school classroom in suburban Detroit. (Photo: MGN)

WARREN, Mich. — The Latest on the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl at a high school in suburban Detroit (all times local):

11:15 a.m.

Authorities say a 16-year-old girl has died after being stabbed by another teenage girl during a fight inside a high school classroom in suburban Detroit.

Warren Police Commissioner William Dwyer says the girl was stabbed twice in the chest Wednesday morning at Fitzgerald High School and was pronounced dead about an hour later at a hospital. He says the 17-year-old suspect used a kitchen-style knife.

Dwyer says the students knew each other and suggested the dispute was over a male student. Police say the other girl was taken into custody at the scene.

The school was initially placed on lockdown but students have since been released.

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