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High School Fight Involving 30 Students May Have Been Racially Motivated
A fight involving between 30 and 40 students broke out today at Carson High School, leaving at least three in the hospital and at least two under arrest.
Reports are conflicting as to what caused the brawl. The Associated Press reported that it was racially motivated between black and Latino students, but the Daily Breeze suggests that a group of Samoan students were involved as well.
And according to NBC Los Angeles, LAUSD police Chief Steve Zipperman said that officers "have no information that would lead us to believe there was something that's racially motivated, or something that has been brewing that has caused this fight to occur."
What is clear is that the fight broke out in the school's courtyard at about 10:00 a.m. today. Students reported seeing punches and kicks fly, and one student told the Daily Breeze that he held his friend's head as his friend went unconscious after being repeatedly kicked while lying on the ground.
There's no update on the hospitalized kids, but the school was put on a modified lockdown, in which students can only leave the classrooms to use the bathroom and eat lunch, until classes were dismissed at 3:00 p.m.
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