St. Paul student, 16, admits to school lunchroom pipe attack

A 16-year-old St. Paul boy has admitted to striking a fellow student with a metal pipe at Johnson High School last month. Joshua Yang pleaded guilty Friday in Ramsey County Court to second-degree assault for striking an 18-year-old student at the school's cafeteria May 21.
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A 16-year-old St. Paul boy has admitted to striking a fellow student with a metal pipe at Johnson High School last month. Joshua Yang pleaded guilty Friday in Ramsey County Court to second-degree assault for striking an 18-year-old student at the school's cafeteria May 21.

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