6 injured and 2 detained after stabbing at Beckendorff Park in Katy, authorities say

KATY, Texas (KTRK) -- At least six people were injured and two of the injured have been detained following a stabbing in the Katy area.

The stabbing happened Monday shortly after 3 p.m. in the 1800 block of Katyland Drive. Authorities said this appeared to be a school fight involving Katy ISD students, but it's unclear what school the students are from.

At the scene, authorities said six people, most of them juveniles, were injured. At least one 18-year-old was also involved.

Two of the victims were taken to the hospital by Life Flight. The rest of the injured, two of which are the suspects, were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

As the investigation continues into what led to the brawl, authorities said 11 to 18 people were involved. They add that some of those involved had bats, and a knife was also recovered at the scene.

When ABC13 reached out to Katy ISD for more information, the district released the following statement:

Katy ISD police and local law enforcement are actively investigating an altercation that took place at a Harris County park following school dismissal today. At this time, multiple students are believed to have been involved in the altercation. Campus and District administration are working closely with law enforcement to complete a thorough investigation. Anyone determined to have been involved in the incident will be disciplined in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and Discipline Management Plan, as well as be subject to any potential criminal consequences. Out of an abundance of caution additional Katy ISD police will also be assigned to patrol the area until the investigation has been completed.
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