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Student stabbed at South El Monte High School

A student at South El Monte High School in Los Angeles County allegedly stabbed another student during an argument on Wednesday, authorities said, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported.

The victim was, who suffered three stab wounds, was initially treated by an on-campus nurse. The other student had a cut on his ear, the newspaper reported.

It is unclear what caused the argument. The school went on lockdown, and then classes were let out early, according to the Tribune.

It was the second report of an alleged attack with a knife at a California high school this month. A student died after a stabbing at a high school in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, on March 1.