BROOKLYN (PIX11)—A Brooklyn teenager faces attempted murder charges after police say he attacked a classmate with a pair of scissors, repeatedly stabbing him in the head.
According to authorities, 15-year-old Alfredo Allen and 16-year-old Chevoy Nelson were playing basketball in the gym of Eramus High School in Flatbush Tuesday, when an argument erupted between the pair.
Allen was transported to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery for his injuries. He was listed in critical condition Wednesday.
Nelson was arrested and charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon, police said. Students described Nelson to the New York Daily News as a " special education student."