Six Injured in Stabbing Fight in Katy Park in Texas

At least six people were injured in a stabbing fight at a park in Katy, Texas on Feb. 14 afternoon, according to authorities.

The stabbing occurred shortly after 3 p.m. at  Beckendorff Park with about 11 to 18 people involved, Harris County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Thomas Gilliland said.

Authorities said two of the victims were taken to the hospital by Life Flight and both were in critical condition.

The rest of the injured, two of whom are suspects, were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

At least one 18-year-old was involved in the incident while most appeared to be juveniles, according to authorities.

According to Harris County Precinct 5, the fight began at Paetow High School and ended at the park.

It is unclear if all of the people involved in the fight go to Paetow High School.

Authorities said they found at least one knife at the scene.

Gilliland said some of those involved in the fight brought bats to the park and damaged vehicles.

The investigation into the incident is underway with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office taking the lead.

In a statement, the Katy Independent School District (ISD) said that campus and district administration were working closely with law enforcement in the investigation, adding that those found to be involved in the incident “will be disciplined… as well as be subject to any potential criminal consequences.”

Katy ISD also said that Katy ISD police will patrol the area until the the investigation has been completed.


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