Boy, 13, stabbed at DeKalb County apartment complex - CBS46 News

Boy, 13, stabbed at DeKalb County apartment complex

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DEKALB COUNTY, GA (CBS46/AP) -

Police are investigating the stabbing of a teenager in DeKalb County on Friday.

A 13-year-old boy was injured when, police said, he was jumped by a group of kids outside Willow Branch Apartments on Jolly Avenue in Clarkston.

Police said the boy was stabbed and had defensive wounds to the hands and stab wounds on the upper portion of his body.

The teen was taken to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston in serious condition.

According to the Associated Press, the teen's father said his son was home from Freedom Middle School because he had been suspended.

Police used tracking dogs as they searched for a weapon and suspects.

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