Chelsea Police Investigating Stabbing Involving High School Students

Record Staff Report

Chelsea Police Capt. Keith Houghton works the scene of a double stabbing of two Chelsea High School students last Friday afternoon.

Chelsea Police Capt. Keith Houghton works the scene of a double stabbing of two Chelsea High School students
last Friday afternoon.

Chief Brian Kyes reports that the Chelsea Police Department is seeking at least one suspect in an aggravated assault that left two victims with serious stab wounds on Friday, Sept. 23.

At approximately 2:25 p.m., a fight broke out in the area of Everett Avenue and Maple Street near the railroad tracks. Chelsea Police units in the immediate area responded to the scene, where at least one individual brandished a knife, stabbing two male victims. Both victims received serious stab wounds to the abdomen area and were transported to a Boston hospital. Both victims are Chelsea High School students.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 20 years old, with spiked hair. He was wearing a black jacket, blue pants, Nike sneakers, and was armed with a knife. Chelsea Police believe the suspect may not have acted alone.

While the motive for the attacks is unknown, the suspect and victims may be known to each other.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.

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