Georgia middle school student arrested for stabbing teacher during class

Trickum Middle School in Lilburn, Georgia where the principal said a studen
Trickum Middle School in Lilburn, Georgia where the principal said a student was taken into custody after stabbing a teacher during class on Oct. 2, 2018. Copyright WXIA
By Minyvonne Burke with NBC News U.S. News
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The teacher was awake and talking to first responders following the stabbing, school officials said.

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A student at a Georgia middle school was arrested on Monday after he stabbed a teacher during class, school officials said.

An eighth-grader at Trickum Middle School in Lilburn was in a language arts class when he allegedly attacked the teacher.

Principal Ryan Queen said in a statement to NBC News that the student was immediately taken into custody "and all other students are safe."

The teacher was taken to a local hospital and is expected to recover. Queen said the teacher was awake and talking to first responders following the incident.

Students were not dismissed early from the school.

The identity of the teacher and student were not immediately released.

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