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Heavy police presence at King High School after fight breaks out in cafeteria

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Posted at 2:42 PM, Aug 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-17 01:11:07-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi Independent School District Police is currently investigating a fight that broke out in the King High School cafeteria on Tuesday afternoon around 12:25 p.m.

The incident happened in the cafeteria, and students were placed under a holding pattern for precautionary measures, according to school officials.

CCISD Police Chief Kirby Warnke said there had been reports of a student who was stabbed with a weapon but assures that information is false.

King High School Principal Prudence Farrell released a statement on the school's social media website and said classes returned to normal operations at approximately 1:25 p.m.

King High School parents also took to social media to express their concerns.

Many parents stated on Facebook that they were currently on campus picking up their children.

This is a developing story. Check back with KRIS 6 News for more updates.