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Deputies called to reported stabbing at Capitol Middle

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BATON ROUGE - A student reportedly used a pocketknife to cut a classmate after they got into an argument at a middle school late Monday morning. 

The incident was initially reported to first responders as a stabbing at Capitol Middle Magnet on Greenwell Springs Road. Both students involved were said to be sixth-graders, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. 

The victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to be OK.

The accused attacker, who was not identified due to their age, was booked into the juvenile detention center Monday on a charge of aggravated second-degree battery.

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