2 students hospitalized due to fight at Baker Middle
BAKER, La. (WAFB) - A group of students at Baker Middle School, which currently houses students from Baker High, are in the hospital following a school fight.
Police say the school was on lockdown after a fight involving four boys that left two injured on Friday, Jan. 20.
According to officials, two campus officers were there, and additional officers were called to help calm things down.
“I always have one here but what I have also is several officers stepping in to check on that one officer and that was the right time today because one had just come by to make sure everything was good with that first officer,” said Chief Carl Dunn, Baker Police Department.
Chief Dunn said no weapons have been found at the school and added the mother of the suspect turned him in.
Emergency responders confirmed two of the students were taken to a hospital, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.
A viewer sent WAFB a video from inside the school’s gym, claiming it is the fight that started it all.
Krystyl Dunn’s son is one of the students taken to the hospital.
Recently, she said her son was jumped by a group of kids while he was walking from school. She added that she brought it to the school board.
“When I brought it to the school board, nothing was done. They told us they was going to handle it and today, we get a call saying the kids got stabbed,” said Krystal Dunn, mother of student.
Dunn says she is devastated and hopes to keep her son from going back to school.
“I know Im not bringing my kids back here they not coming back, and my son is in 12th grade, he graduates this year. He is gonna graduate from the house they have to do something,” said Dunn.
We reached out to the school board to verify Dunn had previously reported the school violence, but we have not heard back.
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