PITTSBURGH - One of 19 students injured in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School Wednesday is listed in critical condition.
University of Pittsburgh Medical officials held a news conference around 1:30 p.m., saying the most serious case in their system involves a student who was stabbed in the chest.
Channel 11’s Jennifer Tomazic reported that the student is currently in the intensive care unit.
Dr. Louis Alarcon said that patient had a knife wound to the chest that missed his aorta by millimeters. Doctors did say the knife struck the 17-year-old’s liver and will require multiple surgeries.
Tomazic spoke to the victim’s girlfriend, who says the boy’s name is Jared Boger. Boger is a baseball player and is on the ski patrol at Seven Springs Mountain Resort.
Investigators said 19 students and one adult were injured in a mass stabbing around 7:15 a.m. Wednesdsay morning. One 16-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection with the case.