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14-year-old boy charged with attempted murder after 8-year-old stabbed

Memphis Police said Tuesday the teen suspect faces two counts of attempted first degree murder.
Credit: WATN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police said Tuesday morning a 14-year-old boy is charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder after an 8-year-old was stabbed late Monday night.

Memphis Police department said that they responded to the incident about 10:30 p.m. Monday in the 4300 block of Leclaire. When officers arrived, the 8-year-old victim was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Investigators said a second victim was injured but did not require treatment at the hospital.

MPD said in a tweet that the teenage suspect was detained at the scene. This is an ongoing investigation.

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