Law enforcement says stabbing was self-inflicted

Hampton, IA
Hampton, IA

HAMPTON, Iowa – Authorities now say the stabbing of a high school student was self-inflicted

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says Hampton Police received a 9-1-1 call just before 4:30 pm on September 2nd, and when first responders arrived, a juvenile was transported to Franklin General Hospital for treatment of a stab wound.

At first, law enforcement went searching through Hampton for clues and witnesses to an attack.  An investigation has now determined the injury was self-inflicted.  The Iowa Department of Public Safety says no further information on this incident will be released.

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