A 12-year-old student has been stabbed in the back by another student at Francisco Middle School in San Francisco.
The incident reportedly occurred in the school library, with a kitchen knife used as the weapon.
According to sources, the altercation leading to the stabbing was related to a video game.
The school was put on lockdown briefly after the incident, and the suspect has been detained by San Francisco police.
Despite assurances from the San Francisco Unified School District that protocols were followed, some parents are concerned about safety at the school and are considering transferring their children.
The investigation is ongoing, but there is no active threat to the school at this time.
The incident highlights ongoing safety concerns at Francisco Middle School and other schools in the area, particularly in the wake of the pandemic.