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Teen stabbed near northwest Calgary high school: police

Calgary police believe a teen was stabbed at about 4:30 p.m. on May 13, 2024 in a green space near John G. Diefenbaker High School and St. Helena School. Global News

EDITOR’S NOTE: Police originally said the victim is 15 years old. Late Tuesday morning, police said the victim is actually 14 years old. This article has been updated to reflect the new information.

Police are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed in northwest Calgary on Monday afternoon.

According to police, investigators believe the teen was stabbed at about 4:30 p.m. in a green space in the 300 block of 64th Avenue Northeast, near John G. Diefenbaker High School and St. Helena School.

A spokesperson for Calgary EMS said paramedics were called to the scene and took a youth to the Alberta Children’s Hospital in serious but non-life-threatening condition.

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Late Tuesday morning, police said the boy’s condition had been upgraded to stable.

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Police did not say if investigators have identified a suspect or suspects but noted they hope anyone with information about what happened contacts them. They said a weapon was found near the scene of the stabbing.

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