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Student critical after scissor attack in Brooklyn

December 21, 2011 4:28:59 AM PST
A Brooklyn high school student is fighting for his life after police say he was repeatedly stabbed in the head with a pair of scissors by a classmate.

The incident happened at Erasmus High School in Flatbush.

Police say the teenagers were playing basketball in the gym during lunch when they got into an argument.

The 15-year-old victim, identified as Alfredo Allen, underwent surgery and is listed in critical condition.

The suspect, 16-year-old Chevoy Nelson, is facing numerous charges.

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