School Locked Down After Student Stabbed

Barnegat High School (Micromedia File Photo)

  BARNEGAT – Barnegat High School students and staff were ordered to shelter in place while police investigated a fight that resulted in a student being stabbed.

  The Student Resource Officer was told by a staff member about what was going on at around 7:45 a.m. Barnegat Police learned that there was a fight among several students in a bathroom and one student was stabbed.

  Police said they issued a shelter in place directive until they determined that there were no more threats to students or staff.

  The student was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The weapon was recovered and the investigation is ongoing.