(Scroll down for video) Police announced that they will not charge a girl in connection with the stabbing of a boy because she has diplomatic immunity.
Washington D.C. police said that the incident unfolded on Tuesday, at around 1:00 p.m.
Police were called to the British International School of Washington, which is located at 2001 Wisconsin Avenue NW, on a report of a stabbing.
Police officers who arrived at the scene, found a 13-year-old boy suffering from stab wounds to the shoulders.
The 12-year-old girl used a knife to stab the boy.
The girl was taken into custody, but she was quickly released after declaring her diplomatic immunity.
Police cannot arrested diplomats or their family members.
They are also exempt from prosecution even if the commit murder.
The boy was rushed to the Children’s National Medical Center, where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
A spokesperson for the German Embassy launched an investigation after learning that the girl is the daughter of a German diplomat.
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