- A 13-year-old teenager was arrested after starting a violent fight at a Staten Island school.
- The dispute spread to the school hallways and left two students injured, police said.
- The teenager faces charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
A 13-year-old teenager was arrested after starting a violent fight at Wagner High School, Staten Island, and is now facing charges. The dispute spread to the school hallways and left at least two students injured, police said.
According Newsbreak it all started when the 13-year-old girl and another student got into a violent fight outside of school. The teenager allegedly hit another young woman on the head several times as school resource officers and teachers, along with other students, tried to dissolve the feud.
13-year-old teenager arrested
During the dispute, the floor was stained with blood and school supplies were scattered. “I knew one of the teachers, so it freaked me out,” said third-year student Olivia Lee. “Everyone in the classroom saw the video, and we thought a teacher and a student were stabbed,” Lee said.
What was even scarier is that detectives say the 13-year-old girl had a knife, and rumors and fear quickly circulated at the school. However, police say no one was stabbed, but the suspected teenager suffered a nosebleed. To see the VIDEO, click here.
The teenager faces charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon
So far the injuries of the victim are unknown. Police say both the 13-year-old suspect and the victim were immediately taken to hospital. The teenager now faces police charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon. Watch video here.
This latest act of school violence is causing great concern. Students want more support from the authorities to safeguard their safety at school. “Metal detectors, more security to make sure students are not fighting and it won’t happen,” one student asked.
A spokesman for the Department of Education issued a statement that said: “Violence of any kind has no place in our schools and school security agents and school personnel worked immediately to reduce this situation,” the statement read.
“They made sure that no student was hurt. We are working with the New York Police Department regarding follow-up actions and appropriate consequences will be addressed, ”the press release added.
Violence in schools worries
Violence in schools is spreading like wildfire. This week, more than a dozen videos of highly regarded Queens high school students fighting in the hallways, the cafeteria and outside the school spread across social media.
According Report Door, All 14 clips of wild fistfights at or near Benjamin Cardozo High School on 223rd Street feature girls and boys. Crowds of noisy classmates surround the fighters, prompting them to fight.
Videos were removed
“Quarrel! Quarrel!” A boy is heard screaming as two girls clash, before finally punching each other in a frenzy. In a fight near the playground, the video shows a teenager thrown to the ground, trying to protect his head from more kicks and punches.
The fight videos were removed from the @cardozohighschoolfights Instagram account after The Post asked the New York Police Department about them. Two fights showing off-site remain online, including a warning for “graphic or violent content.”
Tragedy! They find the body of a missing 5-year-old boy
After an exhaustive search for more than a week, authorities find the body of Elijah Lewis, a 5-year-old boy who had missing and that he had been last seen in September at his home in Merrimack, New Hampshire.
Local police said they found a body on Saturday in a wooded area near Chestnut Street in Abington, Massachusetts, and that from the appearance and condition of the body, investigators believe it is little Elijah Lewis. Even so, they indicated that the confirmation of the identification is pending.
Tragedy! They find the body of a missing 5-year-old boy
The Massachusetts State Police, the New Hampshire State Police Major Crimes Unit, the Rhode Island State Police and the Merrimack Police Department went to work in a joint search to try to find the boy Elijah Lewis, last seen in September in Merrimack, New Hampshire.
Investigators followed “credible information” that led them to a wooded area in Abington, south of Boston, more than 70 miles from their hometown. With the help of K9, a dog trained in corpse identification, the state police managed to locate the boy’s body.
The unfortunate find
Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz told a news conference near the discovery site that state police “located what is presumed to be the body of Elijah Lewis buried in the ground” from a forest in the town of Abington, Massachusetts.
Finally, this Sunday, the Massachusetts chief medical examiner’s office will be in charge of carrying out the corresponding autopsy that allows not only to confirm the identity of the victim, but also to determine the cause and manner of death of the minor, they reported. local media.
A suspicious death
Police say the Elijah Lewis case is considered a suspicious death, so they are keeping an open investigation. At the press conference they only indicated that the remains were found “in a grave”, but did not offer further details about what was found at the scene.
The prosecutor Cruz indicated that it is too early to confirm whether it is a “homicide or any crime that may derive from it”, although it is considered ‘suspicious’. The results of the autopsy will be decisive in pressing charges against the suspects, authorities said.
The post 13-year-old teenager arrested for starting wild fight at school (VIDEO) appeared first on Hispanic World.