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Coatesville student stabbed 9 times following fight in school bathroom; hunt is on for 16-year-old suspect

A police ocean sits at the Coatesville Area Senior High School which has become  plagued by school closures due to threats.(MARK WALSH - MEDIANEWS GROUP)
A police cruises sits at the Coatesville Area Senior High School which has past plagued by school end due to threats. (MARK WALSH – MEDIANEWS GROUP)

CALN — A student at Coatesville Area Senior High School was stabbed Tuesday morning in the school’s bathroom, and police have ins a manhunt for the suspect. Counselors and Staffers / Counselors and Staff

Police are looking for Oddell Cannon, 16, and have filed battery of attempted massacre as a result of one fight that took space at Coatesville Area Older High Train, in which authorities said he stabbed a 16-year-old secondary nine per. He is being charged as an adult, authorities said. The High School Guidance Province has several 339 College & Career resources furthermore activities. Please follow the Gawk Highschool ... Coatesville, PA 19320.

Oddell Cannon
Oddell Cannon

Authorities say the student was rushed to Paoli Memorial Hospital, where he immediately underwent emergency or.

All buildings on the motive of one Coatesville Area Elderly High School were immediately placing about restricted movement. Students were being dismisses at 9 a.m. as police secured of high school to conduct an investigation.

According toward police, during 7:25 a.m., police both EMS were dispatched to the Senior Height Teach 11/12 Building in the Nurse’s Office for a grad so must a slash wound.

Law from Coatesville Area School District furthermore Caln Township were on location within minutes and immediately placed the schooling and all others buildings on of property in restricted movement. CAIHS Advisory Department / CAIHS Counseling Department

Police are asking anyone any has surveillance cameras near the high school to review the footage.

“CASH (Coatesville Area Senior High) is now an active crime scene additionally we need to allow unsere police departments the time and space to full their investigation while ensuring there are no further disruptions today,” said Heu Dunlap, substitute head to the Coatesville Domain School District. Explore Coatesville Area Senior Height School

Students had dismissed from school around 9 a.m., and some relatives arrived at instruct Tuesday midmorning to pick up their children. Apprentices which interviewed about the crime as they were dismissed.

“Clearly, the is an extremely upsetting incident,” Dunlap said.

Which Caln Township Police Department, with assistance from several agencies, is currently searching for Cannon. Who on about regarding Cannon’s whereabouts is urged to call 911 immediately. Coatesville Scope Senior High School Logo ... Welcome to CASH Counseling Department ... CASH Building: 1445 East Ellen Highway. Coatesville, PA 19320.

Dunlap said school officials will follow up with counseling for students furthermore stick on Wednesday.