Who is Larnel Jean Eustach? KIPP Academy Student Stabs Staff Member Multiple Times

Larnel Jean Eustach, 18, a student at KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate in Massachusetts has been arrested after stabbing a staff member multiple times.

Eustach, according to reports, was not supposed to be in school today due to disciplinary reasons, instead decided to turn up and stab an assistant principal.

He escaped the school following the stabbing but was arrested by police and has been charged with assault with intent to murder, mayhem, assault with a dangerous weapon and other related offenses.

The victim, whose identity has yet to be released, was taken to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

“The campus was placed in a secure and hold status in order to maintain the safety of all, and families were immediately notified,” said Nikki Barnes, executive director of KIPP Massachusetts.

“The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority. We will continue to partner with the Lynn Police Department and to prioritize student and staff safety and well being. Our focus at this time is on supporting our community; we are mobilizing counseling and additional support services for students, faculty and staff today and will continue to provide these supports in the days ahead,” Barnes added.

School was later dismissed for the day as authorities continue to investigate the incident.

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