Shelby Co. High School student arrested after pulling knife at school

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Posted on March 10, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 10 at 6:31 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Shelby County High School student was arrested after police said he pulled a knife and pointed the blade at a classmate's throat Monday morning.

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Police said three high school students subdued the 14-year-old shortly after he pulled out that knife, which was believed to be a 3 or 4 inch hunting knife. Shelby County Superintendent James Niehoff called the students who subdued the suspect "heroes" when approached by WHAS11 News Monday afternoon.

The student is facing four felony charges and one misdemeanor. A police report indicates that knife was held to a victim's throat.

No one was seriously injured in the incident, but the suspect did suffer a minor cut to the arm.

There is no word on why the student pulled out the knife and the incident remains under investigation.

WHAS11's Joe Arnold is in Shelby County and will have more on this story in our evening newscasts. We will update this story as we get more information.

 

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