Police investigate stabbing of 15-year-old LI high school student

By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Nassau County officials are investigating the stabbing of a 15-year-old high School student that occurred Wednesday on Long Island.Detectives say that on Jan. 8, at 2:40 p.m., as he was leaving school at Uniondale High School, the victim was confronted by a group of boys at the corner of Walnut Street and Leslie Lane.

The victim was stabbed and struck by a baseball bat during the confrontation, police say.

The 15-year old suffered a non-life threatening stab wound and a head injury that was caused by being struck with a baseball bat.

He was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

Police have not released the victim's identity or any motive for the attack.

In a statement, Uniondale Union Free School District Superintendent William K. Lloyd said "The Uniondale High School security team immediately intervened when they witnessed the student being accosted and stopped the situation from escalating further."Lloyd said that school officials are "fully cooperating" with police, adding "the safety of our students, staff and community is the Uniondale School District's foremost priority.".

Police urge anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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