SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — Extreme violence at an Inland Empire high school Thursday.
As KCAL9/CBS2’s Tina Patel reports, eight fights broke out at Cajon High School in San Bernardino. Students recorded them all on their phones.READ MORE: GoFundMe Set Up For Tomas Mejia, Security Guard Fatally Stabbed At Park La Brea Apartments
Students said they had never seen anything like it at the high school and no one seemed to be sure what started it all.
The fights that broke out in the middle of the day happened inside the hallways and out in the courtyard. Some of the fights involved boys. Others involved girls.
It got pretty violent at times — with hair being pulled and people being knocked down on the ground.READ MORE: United Teachers LA Vote In Favor Of Agreement With LAUSD For Physical Return To 2021-2022 School Year
Staff members and security officers tried to step in to separate students. At one point they carried a 14-year-old boy who looked like he might have been knocked out.
KCAL9/CBS2 reached out to the school district to find out more about what happened but they had not responded as of Thursday night.
Students are off for Veterans Day Friday. No word on if there will be extra security on Monday when students return.MORE NEWS: Suspected Car Thief In Custody After Pursuit Ends In North Hollywood