Updated – Student arrested in stabbing at Brewer High School

Brewer High School
Brewer High School

Police have identified an 18-year-old who they say stabbed a fellow student Tuesday afternoon at Brewer High School in Fort Worth.

Taj Love faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He is accused of using a pocketknife to cut the throat of a 15-year-old classmate after an incident at lunch about 12:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West Loop 820.

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Taj Love, 18, faces a charge of aggravated assault with deadly weapon. Fort Worth Police Department

The victim was taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth in serious condition but is expected to survive, said Matt Zavadsky, MedStar spokesman.

The school was placed on perimeter lockdown and students remained in their classrooms during the investigation.

Love was booked into the Mansfield Jail before posting bail. White Settlement school district officials declined to comment on what if any disciplinary action was taken.

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