RAMONA, Calif. – A 15-year-old Montecito High School student was hospitalized after being stabbed by a 16-year-old Ramona High School student.
The knife attack took place in front of Ramona High School at around 11:30 a.m., a sheriff's spokesperson said. The male students, who knew each other, were at the school for a summer session. They got into a fight, and that's when the stabbing happened.
Deputies took the suspect into custody at his home, according to a spokesperson at Ramona High School.
The extent of the victim's injuries was not known, but he was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and is expected to recover, the spokesperson said.
A letter the school sent to parents stated it appears to have been an isolated incident and "there is currently no danger to students attending summer classes."
"Appropriate actions are being taken by officials at both schools as they continue to work closely with our community law enforcement to provide a safe campus for all Ramona Unified students," the letter continued.
Authorities did not say what prompted the attack.