The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division captured 8 secondary school understudies from Nevada on charges of homicide regarding the passing of 17-year-old Jonathan Lewis Jr. The occurrence included an after-school battle recently, during which Lewis was beaten oblivious, the New York Times detailed.
Tragically, he surrendered to his wounds a couple of days after the November 1 assault, as declared by the Las Vegas Police Division in a Tuesday news gathering.
Lt. Jason Johansson of the Police Division expressed that the squabble is accepted to have started from a disagreement regarding a couple of taken earphones. As indicated by Lt. Johansson, the understudies had wanted to gather in a back rear entryway, arranged under 300 feet from the grounds, after classes that day.
Following an examination, the police distinguished and captured eight understudies from Rancho Secondary School regarding the squabble, as revealed by Lieutenant Johansson. He referenced that the periods of the captured people range from 13 to 17. Also, the Police Division is effectively attempting to determine the character of two others who might have been engaged with the battle, the news source announced.
The eight understudies, whose characters have not been revealed freely, were kept and set up for Clark District Adolescent Lobby, as affirmed by the police. It stays dubious whether they have lawful portrayal.
The conditions encompassing Jonathan’s association in the quarrel are hazy. As per an assertion on a site from the kid’s family, Jonathan was attempting to help a more modest kid who was being harassed.
Lieutenant Johansson expressed that the police suspect the taken earphones, and possibly a vape pen, were taken from one of Jonathan’s companions. As per the lieutenant, when Jonathan became engaged with the fight, “Ten subjects promptly swarm him, put him to the ground, and start kicking, punching, and stepping him.”
While Jonathan was on the ground, Lieutenant Johansson referenced, he was “not protecting himself” and persevered through the attack “until the place where he becomes oblivious.”
Recordings portraying the fight have surfaced via web-based entertainment, showing numerous people trading blows. Undersheriff Andrew Walsh of the Police Division portrayed the recordings as “incredibly upsetting,” with Lieutenant Johansson depicting the recording as “exceptionally realistic.”
He added: “And as I would see it, exceptionally drained of humankind.”
Following the battle, Jonathan was found “oblivious and lethargic” in the back street, and an individual shipped him to Rancho Secondary School, as made sense of by Lieutenant Johansson.
In this way, he was owned up to a medical clinic, where it was quickly resolved that he had supported “nonsurvivable head injury” not long after his appearance.
Six days after the occurrence, his family said that he was announced intellectually mind dead. His family chose to give his organs. The reason for death was gruff power injury, the New York Times revealed.