NBC's Anne Thompson and Ron Allen are joined by Dr. Robin Goodman to discuss the high school stabbing in Pennsylvania, and Dr. Goodman offers her expertise on childhood traumatic grief-related injuries.
Amanda Leonard, mother of school stabbing victim Brett Hurt says that when an incident like this happens the peers, family and school of the suspect need to ask themselves "What have we done to alienate this child?"
Doctors from the UPMC medical system update the media on the stabbing victims from Franklin Regional High School, which are being treated at their various hospitals, including one who remains in critical condition and on life support.
Dan Stevens, Director of Emergency Management for Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, tells WPXI-TV that both the overnight and day shifts at the police department were able to respond, due to the time of the day when the incident occurred.
Murrysville Police Chief Thomas Seefeld tells the media that after a confronting the stabbing suspect, who had two knives, the school's vice principal tackled the student, who was then handcuffed by the school resource officer.
WPXI's Joe Holden reports on the way to Franklin Regional High School, that at least five people have been stabbed, with apparently non-life threatening injuries, and that police have a suspect in custody.