A 15-YEAR-old student was stabbed to death by a classmate outside Kipp DC College Preparatory School after a fight broke out on Wednesday.
DC Police Chief Robert Contee said the KIPP DC College Preparatory school student died after being stabbed in the chest by a 16-year-old student, ABC-affiliate 7News reported.
The fight took place at approximately 3pm on the third day of classes for KIPP high school students.
Speaking at a news conference, Contee said: “We’ve lost one of our children to a senseless act of violence in front of one of our schools.
The suspect has since been apprehended and a motive has not been made clear.
Conte said the stabbing seems to have arose from “two young people who were unable to resolve conflict peacefully.”
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