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14-year-old boy dies after being stabbed during fight at Pennsylvania park

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 14-year-old boy is dead after being stabbed during a fight at a park in York County.

The York City Police Department said on Wednesday that it was notified at around 12:15 p.m. of a 14-year-old boy arriving at WellSpan York Hospital with stab wounds. The boy later died at the hospital.

In the news release, police said that an investigation found a fight broke out at Penn Park in York and the teenage boy was fatally stabbed. There were three other victims related to the fight: a 16-year-old boy, a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl.

In a statement to CBS 21, the York City School District said the 14-year-old boy attended William Penn Senior High School.

"It is with deep sadness that the Bearcat family announces the tragic loss of one of our cherished William Penn High School students. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends affected by this heartbreaking event," the statement said.

In a post on Facebook, the York City School District said William Penn Senior High School and McKinley K-8 will be virtual on Thursday and Friday. Students and staff will return to in-person learning on Monday, the post said. 

"Crisis teams will be available at both schools if any students or families need assistance," the district said on Facebook. 

In a news release on Thursday, police said 16-year-old Ty'quan Rosario of York was arrested in connection with the stabbing. He was charged with homicide. 

Police are investigating. Anyone with information can call the York City Police Department at 717-849-2204 or 717-846-1234.

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