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Woman stabs, kills 14-year-old during fight on light rail platform in Phoenix, police say

A fight between multiple people resulted in the stabbing near Central Avenue and Indian School Road, according to the Phoenix Police Department.
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PHOENIX — A woman fatally stabbed a 14-year-old during a fight on the light rail platform at Central Avenue and Indian School Road on Friday night, the Phoenix Police Department said.

Officers responded to the call about a fight around 9 p.m., police said. 

The fight allegedly broke out between multiple men and an adult woman, identified as 30-year-old Priscilla Uqualla, who stabbed the juvenile, police said. 

The victim, 14-year-old Quortez Conley, was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. 

The suspect remained on the scene and has been detained by officers. Phoenix police detectives are investigating the incident further. 

Chandler Hovik, the football coach at Central High School, said in a tweet "Our hearts are broken. Younger brother of one of football players tragically passed away last night.... Quortez was full of life and brought so much energy to Central. Please keep the Conley family in your prayers as they battle through this unthinkable loss."

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