This article has been updated with video of an exclusive interview with the school bus dispatcher who called 911 after a school bus driver reported the stabbing, which involved a student on the bus.
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford police Friday arrested a 16-year-old boy for the stabbing of a student at Bulkeley High School in Hartford.
The suspect is a culinary student at Hartford’s Weaver High School who was under suspension at the time of the stabbing, police said.
The victim, a 15-year-old sophomore, was stabbed Wednesday afternoon outside the school during a “mutual” fight with the suspect, police said. He is recovering in the hospital.
On Thursday, there was a heavier police presence at Bulkeley, and police today planned to have additional officers at Weaver.