UPDATE: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
A 17-year-old male student has been charged with murder in a deadly knife fight at a Houston-area high school.
A Harris County Sheriff's Office statement says Luis Alonzo Alfaro was charged in the fight at Spring High School that killed a student Wednesday.
The stabbing happened during a fight between several students in a school corridor. The sheriff's statement says that during the fight, Alfaro pulled a knife and stabbed a 17-year-old student to death and wounded three other students. The three survivors were treated at a hospital and discharged.
The statement says Alfaro admitted the stabbing under questioning by sheriff's homicide detectives.
School district officials have canceled classes at the high school for the rest of the week.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
KTRK-TV (ABC) Houston: Officials have confirmed one person is dead and others were injured in the stabbing at Spring High School in Houston, Texas shortly after 7am today. They say it appears no one else is in immediate danger.
The incident happened at the high school on Cypresswood at North Freeway at the beginning of the school day. Multiple people were stabbed. Life Flight transported at least one student to the hospital.
The school is on lockdown, . Spring ISD officials are now asking parents to wait at a nearby Conns parking lot for the release of students.
Two people were taken in handcuffs, but it's not clear at this point if they were suspects in the stabbing. As much as an hour later, two more people were taken into custody.