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Source: Boy stabbed when he confronts bully
KENT COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A case of bullying in Kent County has led to one teen being rushed to the hospital and another behind bars.
Sources tell us the 17-year-old suspect had been taunting the 15-year-old victim at school prior the stabbing.
When the 15-year-old went to confront the suspect he was stabbed multiple times.
The two boys are students at Forest Hills Northern High School.
We are told 17-year-old Sam King is being held at the Kent County Jail in connection to the stabbing.
Sources say after being taunted by King several times at school the 15-year-old went with a group of friends to his home Wednesday afternoon to confront King.
Sources say the victim punched King in the face. At that point, they say King pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed the victim repeatedly.
The 15-year-old jumped into a Jeep and friends drove him about a mile where paramedics found the victim bleeding profusely and barely conscious.
We've looked into Sam King's background and found that even at 17-years-old he has a history with police.
We found charges of felony assault and aggravated stalking in his past.
King is expected to be formally charged for the stabbing Friday.
The victim is expected to survive.