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17-year-old boy stabbed in neck near Brooklyn school

Posted at 4:16 PM, May 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-16 19:50:56-04

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck just outside a Brooklyn school Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

The stabbing occured around 3:30 p.m., police said. The teenager was not inside William H. Maxwell Career and Technical Education High School at the time of the incident.

He was rushed to Brookdale Hospital and is not likely to die.

Police are currently on scene canvassing for the attacker.

No identifying information has been released. Police have not yet made any arrests.

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