15-year-old arrested after allegedly stabbing man in fight over vaping device

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It's a potentially dangerous new trend booming in popularity among teens, and many parents don't even know about.

Police in North Carolina say a 15-year-old boy is in custody in connection to a stabbing attack over who owned a vaping device.

The Virginian-Pilot reports Kill Devil Hills police officers responding to the scene Friday found a 19-year-old man suffering multiple stab wounds. He had life-threatening wounds and was taken to a hospital for treatment. His condition is unclear.

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A police release says officers are seeking a juvenile petition against the 15-year-old boy. It says a juvenile petition is required for suspects younger than 16. The teen is being held at a juvenile detention center in Greenville.

Police say alcohol was involved.

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