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Another Pa. school stabbing victim is improving

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MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A second critically-injured student from a mass stabbing at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been upgraded to fair condition.

Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville said Friday that only one student there remains in critical condition and two are now in fair condition.

Earlier Friday, another student was upgraded from critical to fair condition at UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh.

The student, identified by family and friends as 17-year-old Jared Boger, appeared to be the most seriously injured after another student at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville allegedly slashed his way down a hallway with two kitchen knives just before classes began April 9.

Sixteen-year-old Alex Hribal is charged as an adult with four counts of attempted homicide, 21 counts of aggravated assault and a school weapons violation.

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