Two college students had been assaulted and one was stabbed outdoors Ulysses S. Grant Excessive Faculty on Thursday afternoon, the Los Angeles Unified Faculty District confirmed. It was the third violent incident close to campus this 12 months that concerned college students from the college.
The L.A. Faculty Police Division acquired calls round 1:40 p.m. in regards to the assault outdoors the college, within the 13000 block of Oxnard Avenue in Van Nuys. “Throughout the assault one sufferer was stabbed,” mentioned division spokeswoman Nina Buranasombati in a press release.
The 2 male college students, a sophomore and junior, had simply left campus and had been strolling to their automotive in a park adjoining to the college, mentioned Gil Gamez, the pinnacle of the college law enforcement officials union.
The attackers, round 4 people, emerged from a black automotive and requested the scholars the place they had been from, recognized to be a gang problem. They then attacked the 2 boys, and one scholar acquired a number of knife wounds, mentioned Gamez, who mentioned he was briefed on the incident by sources with data in regards to the investigation.
“The 2 victims transported themselves to an area hospital. Each are in secure situation,” in response to Buranasombati. “No different college students or employees have been impacted by this incident and the Grant Excessive Faculty campus is protected. The Los Angeles Faculty Police Division is the lead investigating company.”
In a earlier incident, a 15-year-old boy was hospitalized after being stabbed within the chest and arm, allegedly by one other scholar at the highschool, in September. And in June, a scholar was wounded by gunfire on the perimeter of the college round dismissal time. The LAPD indicated that the capturing was “believed to be gang associated.”
Grant Excessive’s principal, Rebecca McMurrin, emailed mother and father informing them of the off-campus stabbing, including that the “campus stays protected for instruction.”