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Fight At Area School Results In Victim Of Assault Being Sent To Hospital, Charges To Be Filed

A fight at an area school during which multiple individuals reportedly assaulted one person will result in felony charges against the alleged assailants. On Monday (October 3), a fight occurred inside Statesville Senior High School involving five juvenile students who assaulted another juvenile student.

The victim of the assault was transported to Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston- Salem to be treated for injuries. The victim was later released from the hospital. The Statesville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division learned of the incident and began an investigation. Officers interviewed witnesses and obtained video of the fight. During the investigation, all five suspects were identified as the individuals who were hitting and kicking the victim.

Investigators have conferred with the District Attorney’s office and felony assault charges will be sought against the five suspects. The names of all individuals involved are being withheld due to their status as juveniles. The incident is still under investigation and anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3515.