15-year-old charged with assault after stabbing 16-year-old during fight

15-year-old charged with assault after stabbing 16-year-old during fight

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A 15-year-old male is facing assault charges following the stabbing of a 16-year-old male in Lexington County.

The incident took place overnight on the 100 block of Riverbend Drive.

The 16-year-old was part of a group of juveniles that confronted the 15-year-old, according to detectives. The reason for the confrontation is unknown.

The 16-year-old is currently receiving medical treatment for his wounds at a local hosptial. Investigators were told the injuries are not life-threatening.

The 15-year-old has been released to his parents. He will appear in Lexington County Family Court at a later date.

The 16-year-old is also expected to face charges.

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