UPDATE: Victim Identified in Montrose High School Stabbing

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11 News has learned through our partners at the Montrose Daily Press the the victim in this morning's stabbing was a 17 year old Mallory Haulman.

Haluman's father works as the Production Manager at the Daily Press, her mother works in the ICU at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

We've put a link to the Daily Press's website below. You can read their entire story, including reaction from the paper's publisher, Stephen M. Woody.

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A female student at Montrose High School is recovering at Montrose Memorial Hospital this afternoon, after being stabbed in the front hallway of the school. District officials say the victim had surgery early this morning, she is currently listed in serious condition. However, we are told she is expected to recover.

11 News has learned that the suspect was stabbed in the throat just before 8 this morning. District officials immediately closed the school for the day.

The suspect, is not a student at Montrose High School. Police have a suspect in custody, we're told the suspect was a student at an alternative high school in the area.

Police are asking anyone with information about the stabbing to call 252-5200.

11 News spoke with several witnesses to the stabbing. To hear what they had to say, tune in to 11 News tonight at 5:30.
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Montrose Police have confirmed that an incident occurred at Montrose High School at 8:00 am this morning in which a student was seriously injured. That student has been taken to Montrose Memorial Hospital. Neither police or the school district will confirm whether the assailant was a student or not and how the injury was inflicted.

The school has been closed for the day and students are being sent home. Students that ride the bus home will be bussed home. Students that do not drive or take the bus to school can be picked up by their parents at the junior/senior parking lot. Parents must have identification before the student will be brought out.

A press conference scheduled for 9:30 this morning should shed some more light on this situation. Stay with 11-News and we will keep you updated as more information becomes available.




 
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