Louisville boy stabbed on bus dies of injuries

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Posted on March 19, 2014 at 1:02 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 14-year-old Louisville boy who was stabbed on a city bus over the weekend has died from his injuries.

The Courier-Journal reports (http://cjky.it/1oqm1mJ ) Me'Mequale Offutt died from his injuries on Tuesday afternoon He was stabbed in the heart on a bus near Broadway and 28th Street early Sunday morning.

He was placed in a medically-induced coma at University of Louisville Hospital and suffered seizures, community activist Christopher 2X said Monday.

A 13-year-old girl who was also stabbed during the incident was in stable condition at a local hospital Tuesday.

Anthony Rene Allen has been charged with two counts of assault and tampering with physical evidence. Police say he ran from the bus after the incident but was arrested five blocks away.

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Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com

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