By Mugo Odigwe

CHICAGO (CBS) — Students at East Leyden High School are heading back to class on Wednesday, a day after one of their classmates was stabbed, prompting a lockdown and an early dismissal from school.

Counselors will be available to talk with students following yesterday’s stabbing at the school in northwest suburban Franklin Park.

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Police said the stabbing happened around 9:30 a.m. in the second-floor hallway of the school building. Two boys got in a fight, and one of them pulled out a knife and stabbed the other in the neck.

A school resource officer intervened and treated the victim before sending him to the hospital, where he had surgery. He’s expected to recover.

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The student who stabbed the boy was taken into custody.

The reason behind the fight was not clear, but the victim’s brother told CBS 2 the attacker might have threatened the stabbing in a social media post.

Police said they are interviewing witnesses, and any possible charges won’t be announced until the investigation is complete.

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Extra police officers will be at the school for the rest of the week.