A student was repeatedly stabbed in the stomach inside a Bronx school library Thursday, sources told The Post.
The 17-year-old male victim was attacked by another student inside Fannie Lou Hamer High School on Jennings Avenue in Crotona Park at roughly 2 p.m., law enforcement sources said.
The student suffered three stab wounds to the gut and leg, but was conscious when emergency crews arrived at the bloody scene.
The victim is in stable condition at St. Barnabas Hospital.
The male suspect ran off and is being sought by the NYPD.
Fannie Lou Hamer was a participant in Mayor de Blasio’s $800 million Renewal Schools program that pumped money into struggling schools in a bid to turn them around.
Thursday’s incident was the latest in a string of school-related stabbings this year and the second to take place inside a Department of Education building.
A 15-year-old was slashed in the face in a crowded hallway at DeWitt Clinton High School — also former Renewal campus — last month.
Sources said Fannie Lou Hamer, which enrolls roughly 1,000 students, normally has four school safety agents on duty.
But only two were on duty Thursday due to staffing challenges related to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
While an increasing number of school safety agents have been getting vaccinated over the past week, the jab rate is still at 86 percent.
Sources said 3,886 of 4,513 agents are now vaccinated.
“The safety of students and staff is our top priority, both NYPD and EMS immediately responded to an incident at the high school today and we are providing supports to the family and students at the school,” said DOE spokesman Nathaniel Styer. “We are working closely with NYPD while they investigate, adding more school safety agents and NYPD support to the school.”
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