Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams confirms that a Howard HS of Technology student has been killed after being beaten by several students.— Chad Pradelli (@chadpradelli) April 21, 2016
Their cameras were outside Howard High School of Technology in the 400 block of East 12th Street as medics performed CPR on the victim, who was taken on a stretcher to a waiting state police helicopter.
We're told the victim was a 15-year-old girl, and that she was airlifted to A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, where she was pronounced dead.
Students at the school have told Action News reporter Chad Pradelli that the fight was over a boy, and that the girl was fighting with another girl in a bathroom when she was jumped.
A witness said the victim hit her head on the sink and lost consciousness.
Witness tells me the Howard HS sophomore was fighting another girl in bathroom when she got jumped. pic.twitter.com/R2MNkYYjuz— Chad Pradelli (@chadpradelli) April 21, 2016
Witness tells me fight was one on one then others jumped victim. Victim hit head on sink then lost consciousness. pic.twitter.com/cKEOB8OvJp— Chad Pradelli (@chadpradelli) April 21, 2016
All classes at the school have been canceled for the rest of the day and students have been dismissed.
A vocational-technical high school, it is the oldest of four high schools within the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District.
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