Zion-Benton student charged in school stabbing

  • Joseph Braggs

    Joseph Braggs

By Madison Savedra
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 10/26/2021 4:30 PM

A Zion high school student was arrested after stabbing another student during a fight Monday, authorities said Tuesday.

Joseph Braggs, an 18-year-old student at Zion-Benton Township High School, stabbed a 15-year-old student on school grounds, Zion police said in a news release.


The 15-year-old student is expected to recover.

Braggs was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery with great bodily harm. He is being held in Lake County jail on $75,000 bond.

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