UPDATE FROM FLAGSTAFF POLICE:
FLAGSTAFF, Az. – On January 30, 2023, Mount Elden Middle School (MEMS) was placed in a Lockdown, transitioning to a Shelter in Place at the school’s administrator’s direction. The Flagstaff Police Department responded to the campus due to a report involving a student allegedly assaulting another student using a knife, causing an injury.
School staff and administration intervened immediately to maintain safety as soon as they were notified. The students and knife were secured prior to police arrival and the injured student received immediate medical treatment. The other student involved was taken into custody and removed from the school by police.
Flagstaff Police Criminal Investigation and patrol personnel remain on the campus while this investigation is on-going and for safety purposes.
For additional information, please contact the Flagstaff Police Department at (928) 774-1414.
This post was delayed until the suspect was in custody and the situation was under control. At 9:47 AM A student at Mount Elden Middle School was injured with a knife by another student on the campus. The student is in custody and only one student was injured. The extent of injuries to the victim has not been made public yet. MEMS is currently in lockdown status and all parents of involved students have been notified. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Flagscanner for updates. We have reached out to Flagstaff Police for official comment. DO NOT CALL THE SCHOOL. THE PARENTS OF THE INJURED STUDENT AND THE SUSPECT HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED.