CNA Staff, Mar 16, 2021 / 16:30 pm America/Denver (CNA).
A 17-year-old girl is dead following a stabbing at a Catholic high school near Edmonton Monday morning.
According to local officials, police were summoned to Christ the King Catholic School in Leduc, Alberta shortly before 10 a.m. on March 15.
They said the girl had been stabbed in a classroom. She was transported to a local hospital, where she died of her wounds.
A 19-year-old male student was arrested later that day and is currently in custody, the Edmonton Journal reports.
The identities of the suspect and victim have not been made public, and it is unclear whether they knew each other.