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U.S. stab rampage suspect named

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 - 01:35

April 10 - Police name a teenager suspected of a stabbing rampage at a U.S. school in which 22 people were wounded. Paul Chapman reports.

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Sixteen-year-old Alex Hribal's led away from the Pennsylvania school where he's accused of a stabbing rampage. Twenty-one students and a security guard were wounded as an attacker armed with two knives made his way through the corridors of Franklin Regional High School in Murraysville. The attack was halted when an assistant principle tackled the knifeman and a guard handcuffed him. Students at the school say they're shocked by what's happened. (SOUNDBITE)(English) ZAK AMSLER, FRANKLIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, SAYING: "The fire alarm went off. I was walking over towards the exit and there was blood all over the floor. (I) thought maybe someone had a nose bleed or something and someone yelled she just got stabbed." (SOUNDBITE)(English) JOSIAH WAGES, FRANKLIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, SAYING: "Especially given the community it's something that you don't expect that happens to you." Murraysville's police chief says officers arrived to scenes of panic. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MURRYSVILLE POLICE CHIEF TOM SEEFELD SAYING: "What we saw, we got there, there was a hall way that was pretty much in chaos, as you can imagine. A lot of evidence of blood on the floors in the hallway. We had students running about, trying to get out of the area." Emergency management officials say some of the wounded are in critical condition. (SOUNDBITE)(English) DAN STEVENS, DEPUTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CO-ORDINATOR FOR WESTMORELAND COUNTY, SAYING: "As of right now everybody seems to be in a somewhat stable condition. We do have a couple of critical patients but it seems that everyone will survive." Local churchgoers held a candle-lit vigil in the wake of the stabbings. Hribal's facing four charges of attempted murder and 21 of aggravated assault.

U.S. stab rampage suspect named

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 - 01:35

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