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Rochester, MN: 8 yr-old students three other students at elementary school

April 16, 2018, KIMT3—TV, Rochester, MN: Eight-year-old slashes three other students at school http://www.kimt.com/content/news/Eight-year-old-slashes-three-other-students-at-school-479916203.html SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — An 8-year-old student took a kitchen knife to a central Minnesota elementary school and randomly attacked three other children Monday, authorities said. Police Chief Perry Beise said the victims — aged 8, 9 and 13 — suffered "superficial wounds" requiring stitches in the attack at Pleasantview Elementary in Sauk Rapids. No one else was hurt. Beise told The Associated Press he didn't know why the boy did it…. School Superintendent Bruce Watkins said the boy lashed out at the other students until an adult intervened. The incident lasted about 5 minutes and took place in a school hallway…. "They don't charge children this young with crimes," the chief said "You try to get them treatment and help them be successful. It's also possible that human services will become involved in some way."…