(KMOV)-- A 12 year-old boy is accused of stabbing another student at Trico Junior High in Jackson County, Illinois.
According to Superintendent John DeNosky, the incident involved 2 male students which resulted in one student receiving a minor stab wound.
The parents of the students were notified and both students were removed from the school. The victim is an 8th grade student.
Officials say the suspect is being treated for mental health problems.
Trico is 50 miles southeast of St. Louis.