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5 students, 1 security guard slashed in NYC high school cafeteria brawl: sources

The skirmish erupted around 12:45 p.m. inside The New Dawn Charter High School on 161st Street near 89th Avenue in Jamaica – with three 17-year-old boys and two other teen boys, 16 and 18, suffering minor slash wounds, according to cops and the sources.
The skirmish erupted around 12:45 p.m. inside The New Dawn Charter High School on 161st Street near 89th Avenue in Jamaica - with three 17-year-old boys and two other teen boys, 16 and 18, suffering minor slash wounds, according to cops and the sources.

Five students and one security guard were slashed in an afternoon brawl at a Queens high school Wednesday, police sources said.

The skirmish erupted around 12:45 p.m. inside The New Dawn Charter High School on 161st Street near 89th Avenue in Jamaica – with three 17-year-old boys and two other teen boys, 16 and 18, suffering minor slash wounds, according to cops and the sources.

Two of the teens were hospitalized – including the 16-year-old who was slashed on the face, and one of the 17-year-olds, who was knifed on his finger, the sources said.

Five students and one security guard were slashed in the cafeteria brawl at The New Dawn Charter High School, sources said. Citizen
Five students and one security guard were slashed in the cafeteria brawl at The New Dawn Charter High School, sources said. Citizen
The students were taken into custody by responding cops, sources said. Citizen
The students were taken into custody by responding cops, sources said. Citizen

A school security guard, a 59-year-old man, was slashed on the right arm, according to the sources.

All of the teens were taken into custody and had not faced charges by later in the afternoon.