MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a 14-year-old suspect is in custody after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in Fridley Tuesday night.
The Fridley Police Department was called at about 6:39 p.m. Tuesday to a report that a male had been stabbed. After speaking with the victim, police determined that the assault took place on the 5800 block of 3rd St. NE in Fridley. The victim said he was stabbed by a known 14-year-old suspect.
The juvenile male suspect was located at a residence on the 6100 block of Star Lane NE in Fridley and was taken into custody on suspicion of second-degree assault. The victim was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with a non-life threatening stab wound to his head.
Authorities say the suspect was taken to Unity Hospital with a small finger laceration as a result of the incident. He was eventually transported to the Lino Lakes Regional Juvenile Center.
The Fridley Police Department says what led up to the stabbing remains under investigation.