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Knife-wielder hurts 22 at school

Running in hall, boy with ‘blank expression’ slashed wildly

Posted: April 10, 2014 at 5:32 a.m.

Parents and students comfort one another Wednesday outside a high school in Murrysville, Pa., where a teenager stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard and set off a screaming stampede before an assistant principal tackled him. At least five students were critically wounded.

Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a “blank expression” stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.

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Alex Hribal, the suspect in the stabbings at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., is escorted to court for arra... (By: KEITH SRAKOCIC) (Credit: AP)

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