VICTORVILLE, Ca. – A fight at Silverado High School during the “Burn the Bunny Bonfire” event, a yearly school bonfire used as a school-spirit event.
The event takes place yearly preceding a football game between Silverado High School and Victor Valley High School, whose mascot is a jackrabbit. Besides for a 911 call on October 9, 2019, at 7:22 p.m. reporting a fire, which turned out to be the planned bonfire, the event, which began at 6:00 p.m. was going flawlessly.
At around 8:20 p.m. a 15-year-old boy, for unknown reasons, was struck by several other students while he was in the school parking lot. The suspects quickly fled and a large crowd, which surrounded the assailants and victim also dispersed away from the school. Medical personnel was called to the school and the teen was released to his mother.
The assailants have not been identified at this time. No arrest(s) have been made. Although some mentioned a gun being involved, or even just falling to the ground at one point, Victorville Sheriff’s Spokeswoman, Mara Rodriguez said that the information was second-hand information and no gun was located and no callers reported seeing a gun.
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