Posted on November 3, 2022

Asian Student Stabbed by Alleged Bully at New York High School

Carl Samson, NextShark, November 1, 2022

An Asian student was stabbed by a classmate at Proctor High School in Utica, New York, on Monday, prompting increased police presence and school closure for the rest of the week.

The incident, which was caught on video, occurred in the school’s first-floor hallway at around 10:50 a.m., according to Utica police. Teachers who were notified of the altercation witnessed a 17-year-old student stabbing the 18-year-old victim.

The parties involved were classmates, according to reports. The teachers managed to separate them and disarm the attacker.

The victim, who was stabbed multiple times in the back and hands, was taken to a hospital for treatment. His injuries were not life-threatening, according to police.

The attacker has been charged with attempted assault – a Class C felony – and criminal possession of a weapon, which is considered a misdemeanor. The Utica Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division and Juvenile Aid Unit are investigating the case.