Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in stabbing on Madison’s north side, police say

MADISON, Wis. — A 14-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing on Madison’s north side Tuesday night, the city’s police department said.

In an incident report, police said the stabbing happened around 5:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Sherman Avenue. First responders took the teen to a hospital for medical treatment. He is expected to survive.

Police said a 16-year-old girl was arrested in connection with the incident. Officers recovered a weapon they said was used in the stabbing.

Police said the stabbing was connected to a disturbance at a Madison middle school earlier on Tuesday. A group of people later met at Warner Park, where the stabbing occurred.

The Violent Crime Unit is leading an investigation into the incident and police said more charges are possible.