EASTCHESTER, Bronx (WABC) --Authorities said a student with special needs who was being bullied turned around and slashed another student in a Bronx school Friday.
The incident happened inside PS 723x, a special education school in the Eastchester section.
Officials said a 14-year-old boy attacked another boy, cutting him in the stomach.
The victim went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The other student was taken into custody and is being questioned
A knife was used in the slashing.
The Education Department later issued this statement:
"The NYPD and EMS immediately responded to a troubling incident that took place at P.S. 723 in the Bronx. Students and staff are safe, and we are working closely with the NYPD as they conduct an investigation."