High school pupil, 17, stabbed two people: DA

ELMHURST — Kevin Torres, 17, was arraigned last week on charges that he stabbed two victims at Newtown High School in late March, according to the Queens district attorney’s office.

Torres allegedly stabbed one victim with a sharp object but did not penetrate the victim’s jacket, and then turned his weapon on another victim who tried to help, said the DA’s office.

The second victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of a stab wound on his arm, the DA’s office said. Torres was charges with assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

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