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3 Hospitalized After Stabbing in Altercation at Felix Varela Senior High School in Miami-Dade

A Varela student was also taken into custody at the scene, officials said

Three people were hospitalized and a Felix Varela Senior High School student was in custody after a stabbing near the school Monday, officials said.

Miami-Dade Schools Police confirmed the incident happened following dismissal at the school's parking lot near 15255 Southwest 96th Street.

Police said three juvenile males confronted the male student, who was sitting inside his vehicle. During an altercation, the student brought out a knife and allegedly stabbed them.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said three patients were taken to local hospitals from the scene. They are in stable condition, police said.

Police said the hospitalized victims were the main aggressors of the incident and all three will be facing felony charges of burglary and battery. The Varela student will be charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds.

Two of the people stabbed are Miami-Dade students and the third had withdrawn from the school, but none attended Varela, officials said.

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