Suspect in McKinley H.S. stabbing appears in court
Thomas, 21, accused of attempted murder
The 21-year-old man charged in the stabbing at McKinley High School this week made his first court appearance Thursday.
Axery Thomas is accused of attempted murder in the stabbing of 43-year-old Akapito Rafael early Tuesday morning.
Bail is set at $50,000.
Police were called to the South King Street campus at around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. An officer found Rafael with five stab wounds.
Rafael told the officer that Thomas stabbed him.
A second man arrested has been released pending further investigation.
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