Bullied Student Stabs Classmates At New York School And Kills One

By Diannah Watson, BlackAmericaWeb.com

A high school student in New York has stabbed two classmates out of frustration and killed one.

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 18-year-old Abel Cedeno stabbed 15-year-old Matthew McCree and 16-year-old Ariane Laboy. McCree died from his injuries.

According to NBC 4 News, police are charging Cedeno with attempted murder, manslaughter, and assault.

During a third-period history class, Cedeno walked into the classroom and stabbed both McCree and Laboy with a switchblade in front of other students.

Authorities aren’t sure how the suspect got the switchblade into the school. Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation doesn’t have metal detectors.

However, that is subject to change as the school is looking to install them immediately.

At a news conference, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce explained that the suspect had many disputes with the victims throughout the year. Boyce commented saying, ”there were few arguments going on for two weeks, into the school year, and it escalated today after some back and forth within the classroom.”

Walking out of the Bronx police precinct on Wednesday night Cedano replied, ”yes” to reporters asking if he had been bullied.

A family member of Cedano talked with reporters and explained that the suspect was a, “very excellent, good kid.” …read more

Source:: Black America Web

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