WAUSAU - A
13-year-old boy was stabbed twice in the back and died after
self-proclaimed gang members got into a street fight in
Wausau prompted by a social media dispute, police said
stabbing happened Friday evening after several juveniles who
said they are gang members argued earlier in the day on the
Internet and Facebook, police said. The Facebook messages
suggested several of the youth planned to fight.
5:30 p.m., six or seven young people, including the victim,
drove to a house on the 900 block of Jefferson Street and
got out of their vehicle. Police said one person from the
vehicle fired a BB gun at other youth who were on the porch.
began fighting in the street and the teen was stabbed twice
in the back. A friend drove him to a hospital, where he
died. An autopsy was underway Saturday to determine the
exact cause of death.
15-year-old was arrested and was in juvenile custody on
Saturday. The teen is expected to appear in court next week.
they will not release the names of the juveniles involved,
but all of them are students at Wausau high school or Wausau
were still investigating Saturday, and said they have
recovered the knife used in the stabbing and the BB gun.