A La Grulla Middle School student is expected to be charged in the stabbing of his classmate yesterday.
According to the Rio Grande City School District, the 8th grade boy stabbed another student following an altercation in a classroom at around 2 p.m.
The victim was taken to a local hospital, and was released a short time later. School officials say it was an isolated incident, and remains under investigation.
The boy has been suspended, authorities say aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges are pending.