One student was arrested Thursday after a fight involving students at Esquimalt High School resulted in one being stabbed.
According to VicPD, a fight between students has resulted in one in custody and another being transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
They added that there is no known further risk to students or the nearby community.
According to the Greater School District 61, members of the District’s Critical Incident Response Team have been deployed to Esquimalt High School.
No other students were injured.
Thank you @vicpdcanada for your prompt response. Members of the District’s Critical Incident Response Team have been deployed to support students and staff at the school. Please note, this was an isolated incident. An update will be sent to Esquimalt families this afternoon. https://t.co/xE8o6G6eM3
— Greater Victoria SD (@sd61schools) November 18, 2021
The team will work to support students and staff after the incident.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.