Classes have resumed at a Pittsburgh-area high school one week after authorities say a student stabbed or slashed 21 others
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. -- Classes have resumed at a Pittsburgh-area high school one week after authorities say a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.
Before school began, students gathered Wednesday morning on the football field behind Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville to pray and to support one another.
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Students who drove to school - or were driven on buses or by their parents - were greeted by well-wishers from a nearby church who were holding signs of support saying things like "Courage" and "It's a new day."
The suspect, 16-year-old Alex Hribal is being held in a juvenile facility but is charged as an adult with aggravated assault and attempted homicide in the April 9 stabbings. Four students remain hospitalized.