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Police: Pa. student flashed 2 knifes, injured 20

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By The Associated Press


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) _ A police chief says a 16-year-old boy "was flashing two knives around'' when he injured 19 students and a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal at a high school near Pittsburgh.

Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld says the bloody crime scene left behind Wednesday at Franklin Regional High School is "vast'' and may take a couple of days to process.

Police haven't named the suspect who was taken into custody but says he's being treated for a minor hand wound. Investigators haven't determined a motive but say they're looking into reports of a threatening phone call between the suspect and another student the night before.

At least two of the victims were in critical condition, though doctors expect all victims to survive.

(C) The Associated Press

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