UPDATE: Student in Custody from Azleway Boys Ranch

UPDATE: SMITH COUNTY (KYTX)- The other student involved in the incident this morning has been taken into custody, Smith County Sheriff's Department tells CBS 19. 

The Azleway Boys Ranch graduation was at 2 p.m. this afternoon.

UPDATE: SMITH COUNTY (KYTX)- The victim sustained an injury to the neck with a weapon, Smith County Sheriff's Department tells CBS 19. 

The victim is being at ETMC with non-life threatening injuries.

The crime is still under investigation and the weapon is not known at this time.

SMITH COUNTY (KYTX)- At approximately 11:37 am this morning, Smith County Sheriff's Office Dispatch received a 911 call that a student at the Azleway Boys Ranch had been assaulted by another student. 

The caller advised that both boys were still on scene and had been separated by staff members at Azleway.

Paramedics as well as Sheriff's Office patrol deputies and sergeants were dispatched and arrived on scene at approximately 11:55 a.m. When paramedics arrived, the victim was alert and transported to ETMC for treatment of injuries.

Smith County Sheriff's Office deputies and detectives are currently on scene interviewing witnesses to gather information on the events that occurred. This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.


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