Three arrested after fight during basketball game at John Marshall High School
A fight broke out Friday night during a high school basketball game at John Marshall High School.
The fight occurred between four females in a hallway near a concession area during the game. Oklahoma City police arrested three females and one was released to a parent without any citation. No players from either team were involved in the fight.
Oklahoma City Public Schools issued a statement about the altercation Friday night:
“District officials were made aware of an incident that occurred this evening during a basketball game at John Marshall High School. As the game was being played, an altercation occurred between four females in the hallway near the concession area. School leaders and the School Resource Officer quickly responded, and pepper spray was used by the officer to gain control of the scene. Three females were arrested by Oklahoma City Police and one was released to a parent without citation.
Oklahoma City Public Schools is fully cooperating with law enforcement and the students involved will be disciplined according to our Student of Conduct. We also reserve the right to ban for 6 months any patrons who were involved in fighting and inappropriate behavior.
Oklahoma City Public Schools is grateful to our administrators and law enforcement partners for their quick response, and we continue to encourage our families to speak with their children about appropriate behavior and the consequences of poor decision making. As always, the safety of our students, fans and staff is our priority and this type of behavior will not be tolerated at any Oklahoma City Public Schools facility.”
Please note that the incident did not occur in the gym and did not involve players from either team."
John Marshall was hosting Southeast.
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