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Investigators arrest one in Friday morning stabbing

West Columbia, SC - A 16-year-old male is receiving medical treatment at a hospital for stab wounds suffered overnight in the 100 block of Riverbend Drive. His medical team told investigators the injuries are not life-threatening.

Detectives have charged a 15-year-old male with assault after gathering information at the scene that indicates he stabbed the 16-year-old during a fight.

The 16-year-old was part of a group of juveniles that confronted the 15-year-old, according to detectives. Charges are also expected against the 16-year-old.

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

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