Stabbing reported at Iowa high school homecoming

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa high school homecoming dance was interrupted this weekend when a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the back.

The Fort Dodge Messenger reports (http://bit.ly/19tXovp ) police responded to the incident just before 11 p.m. Saturday and turned Ford Dodge High School’s dance into a crime scene.

The boy who was injured was flown to Des Moines for treatment, but his injuries weren’t considered life threatening.

Several witnesses helped police identify a 17-year-old suspect who had fled the dance before officers arrived. That boy was arrested quickly and taken to a juvenile detention facility.

Police did not immediately release either the name of the suspect or the victim because of their ages.

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Information from: The Messenger, http://www.messengernews.net

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