Arrest Made In Stabbing At McKinley High School, Teen Captured
A teenage suspect has been arrested for stabbing at McKinley High School in Buffalo. Police moved quickly to apprehend a suspect in the violent incident that happened at the school on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. A 14-year-old was stabbed and a security guard was shot in the leg. A 17-year-old male has been captured by police in connection to the school violence. The suspect's name has not been released. The victim received multiple stab wounds and was taken to Oishei Children’s Hospital, where he is recovering, according to WIVB.
The person suspected of shooting the security guard, 27-year-old Brad Walker, who was trying to help the 14-year-old victim, has not been caught yet. Walker was treated at Erie County Medical Center and released.
Teen Stabbed In Downtown Buffalo
Also on Wednesday, there was another stabbing involving a teen. It happened in downtown Buffalo at Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square around the same time as the incident at McKinley, according to WGRZ. Buffalo Police are investigating this incident. If you have any information, please call or text (716) 847-2255.
Power 93.7 WBLK will be hosting an on-air town hall to discuss the increase in young people not only committing violent crimes in Buffalo but being victims as well.
Here are some anti-gun violence organizations you can get involved in:
- MVP (2020 Anti-Gun Violence campaign)
- Buffalo Peacemakers
- Buffalo SNUG
- Stop the Violence Foundation