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Update October 14:
The Post and Courier has an updated report on Monday's incident, sharing the news that the 17-year-old Ashley Ridge High School student was released from the hospital on Wednesday.
The updated report also has a clear account of what exactly happened, with witness's statements and a confession from the 16-year-old suspect who has been recommended for expulsion for punching a fellow classmate.
The story is that during class change at Ashley Ridge High School one student caused another to trip, leading him to wallop the other student causing broken facial bones and bleeding from the brain.
NBC News 2 has a short report and video on the matter; get them here.
A full report from the school is pending.