Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies rushed to Aptos High after the student, a senior, was stabbed multiple times on the campus around 2:20 p.m.
A Calstar rescue helicopter landed on the campus, while medical crews arrived in ambulances.
At 2:20PM deputies responded to a report of a stabbing at Aptos High. A student was stabbed and this is believed to be an isolated incident.— Santa Cruz SO (@SantaCruzSO1) August 31, 2021
The campus is currently on lockdown and deputies are actively searching the campus for the suspect. pic.twitter.com/vnxIogm7tO
Authorities locked down the school and began searching for a suspect.
Two people were detained, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies later confirmed the suspects are students, one a freshman and the other a senior.
Both will be booked into juvenile hall.
Aptos is about eight miles south of Santa Cruz.