Authorities say a group of boys attacked and stabbed another teen in Clarkston on Friday morning.
The incident took place at a housing complex on Jolly Road. Police said several boys, described as being in their early to late teens, attacked the 13-year-old boy. The assault began with kicks and punches, but escalated to stabbing.
The 13-year-old victim was transported to Children's Hospital of Atlanta at Egleston, where he underwent surgery on Friday afternoon.
FOX 5 has learned that the victim had recently been suspended from school. It's unclear if that suspension had any connection with the assault, but the victim told police that he didn't know his attackers.
The investigation is ongoing.
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