Teen girl stabbed after fight on school bus in St. Pete, police say
ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) - Police say a student was stabbed as a school bus approached the bus stop in St. Petersburg Thursday morning.
Police say two girls who were involved in an ongoing disagreement began fighting at the bus stop near Paris Avenue and 6th St. South.
Police say a 15-year-old girl stabbed a 16-year-old girl in the back and then ran onto the bus.
The view from SkyFOX showed the bus was stopped near the intersection of Paris Avenue and 6th Street South, surrounded by law enforcement officers.
The injured girl was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and the 15-year-old suspect was taken into custody.
She is facing two felony charges of aggravated battery and possession of a weapon on school property.
She also faces an additional charge of aggravated assault for threatening the victim's mother with a pair of scissors.
The injured teen was reportedly stable with a serious injury, police say, but is expected to survive.
More than two dozen of the students on board were transported to Gibbs High School.
Investigators are interviewing witnesses and reviewing video. The school is making counselors available at the school for those who need them.