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Monday, November 03, 2014

Teen In ICU After Fight Over Shoes At Detroit Charter School

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police say a 16-year-old is clinging to life after getting being attacked by a classmate at his charter school, apparently over a pair of shoes.

The incident happened Wednesday at Allen Academy on Quincy Street, in a northwest neighborhood off of I-96 near Joy Road.

Police say the student, identified in reports as 16-year-old Willie Wallace, was violently attacked by at least one other student. Investigators believe it all stemmed from a previous altercation over a pair of expensive Nike Air Force shoes Wallace was wearing.

Wallace reportedly suffered a seizure, fractured skull, bleeding in his brain, and damage to his chin, cheek and neck in the attack, which went on for about five minutes. He was last reported in critical condition.

The attack apparently started as Wallace was walking down the hallway on his way to class. His mother told reporters that he was sucker-punched before entering the classroom, where other students allegedly joined in the attack.



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Anonymous said...

This kid is far from the first one to be attacked over some type of clothing that some other kid wanted.
Uniforms in schools should include shoes that nobody would give a second look, let alone fight over.

Anonymous said...

Another justification for school uniforms!

Anonymous said...

Some of the comments written are spot on.

Anonymous said...

Next stop, da 'bury... if you don't vote these clowns out and take back your county and state!