APPLE VALLEY – Students at Granite Hills High School are shaken after one of the students jumped from an upper story balcony on Friday morning.
The incident took place just before 7:00 a.m. School officials called 911 and the student’s parents. The student was rushed to St. Mary’s Medical Center in the Town of Apple Valley. The student was described as a 15-year-old Black male who was reported to be breathing following the incident. The boy’s condition is not known at this time, but school officials said that they will update when they have more information.
The Apple Valley Unified School District spokeswoman Kristin Hernandez said that the school is providing counseling for students and staff who are in need of it. “ Our thoughts and prayers are with the student and their family,” Hernandez said in a written statement Friday..
UPDATE: School officials said that the boy’s injuries are considered non-life-threatening. .“We are incredibly grateful that the outcome was not more serious. Continued counseling services will be available on Monday for students and staff who wish to use it,” said Hernandez in a written update.
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