Stabbing at junior high school in Fife

A 16-year-old student was stabbed Tuesday by another student after a fight at a Fife junior high school.

The incident happened shortly before noon at Columbia Junior High School. A 16-year-old student was taken into custody, according to Fife police, who gave details about the stabbing.

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The teens were in a verbal altercation that turned physical, police said.

The teen who was stabbed was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

KIRO 7 reporter Kevin McCarty is on the way to the school, at 2901 54th Ave E., and will have a report on KIRO 7 News live at 5 p.m. 

This story will be updated when additional details are available.

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