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11-year-old arrested after pencil stabbing at Carmel Middle School in Colorado Springs

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Posted at 6:05 AM, Nov 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-02 08:05:09-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- An 11-year-old has been arrested for an assault at a middle school in Colorado Springs.

Police said the boy was arrested on a charge of second-degree assault after the incident at Carmel Middle School.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reported that the victim, also 11 years old, was stabbed with a pencil and suffered a punctured lung that required trauma surgery and a temporary breathing tube.

The incident happened between classes, the newspaper reported.

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