Blair High School stabbing suspect’s brother arrested after bringing knife to school
SILVER SPRING, Md. - The day after a student was arrested for stabbing a classmate at Blair High School in Silver Spring, the suspect’s brother was also taken into custody after bringing a knife to school, FOX 5’s Stephanie Ramirez reports.
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Montgomery County police responded to the school on Monday after a student was stabbed during a fight outside the building.
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The suspect left the school grounds, but his parents later brought him back to the school, where police took him into custody.
Police have since identified the suspect as 16-year-old Maycol Coyoy. They say he is being charged as an adult for crimes including attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault and reckless endangerment. Coyoy is currently jailed without bond.
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The victim’s injuries were not life threatening, police say.
According to school officials, the victim is now recovering at home.
On Tuesday, officials sent a letter to the school community indicating that a knife had been recovered from a second student, and that he had also been taken into custody by police.