Two students were arrested after an investigation into the stabbing at Bakersfield High School on Thursday.
Police identified and arrested two students involved in the fight for possession of a weapon on campus and assault with a deadly weapon, according to new details from Kern High School District.
The student was stabbed in the shoulder with a knife. He was transported to the hospital for treatment and has been released, according to the district.
Read the full KHSD statement below:
Student and staff safety is a priority in the Kern High School District. On Thursday, 10-18-18 at about 10:00 am, a fight occurred on the campus of Bakersfield High School (BHS). A student suffered a stab wound to the shoulder during the fight and has since been treated and released from a local hospital. During the subsequent investigation, Kern High School District Police were able to identify the participants in the fight and on 10-19-18, two BHS students were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a weapon on campus. Officers have recovered the knife used in the stabbing. As an precaution, additional KHSD police officers and campus supervisors will be on the BHS campus today.