16-year-old student beaten with a hammer for a simple verbal argument

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A 16-year-old student beaten with a hammer for a simple verbal argument

The SPVM is investigating the assault with a hammer on a 16-year-old student at Calixa-Lavallée school in northern Montreal.

A 16-year-old teenager was the victim of an attack with a weapon after class at a high school in the borough of Montreal- North, Monday, late afternoon.

The hammer attack, which nearly cost the young man his life, was planned by the attackers.

According to our information, the group of young people, made up of five teenagers and a student from the school, who had just committed the armed attack, fled towards Avenue Pelletier in direction south.

A few dozen meters outside the high school playground, a driver of an SUV type vehicle allegedly helped them to leave the places of aggression quickly.

This savage attack would have started following a verbal quarrel between a 16-year-old teenager and another 14-year-old teenager, on the grounds of the Calixa-Lavallée school.

Subsequently, the various information gathered shows that the plot of events quickly tumbled into a very violent incident.

The young woman would not have accepted the insults that would have been uttered to her. For this lack of respect, she would have returned there to settle accounts with five of her friends, who are not students of the establishment.

The SPVM would have managed to find the weapon, in this case a hammer, which was used in the armed attack against a 16-year-old teenager.

At around 2:50 p.m., a group of five teenagers were reportedly seen prowling around the school looking for a way in.

When they spot the teenager they want to beat up, the latter is already gathering two of his friends to help him to defend oneself.

Things quickly turn sour so that the teenager at the heart of the initial conflict quickly flees on foot.

However, his friends who have intervened out of solidarity find themselves at the center of a general fight. One of them also manages to escape, but the third, who collapsed on the ground, is badly beaten. It was at this time that he allegedly received hammer blows on several occasions.

For several hours, the police drew up a very critical medical report for him. x27;adolescent. But fortunately, his condition stabilized overnight.

According to our information, the SPVM investigators have not only found the hammer used during the attack, but they are able to identify the entire group of young people thanks to the cameras of the secondary school.< /p>

The school administration and the CSSPI collaborate with the SPVM. Measures have been put in place to strengthen surveillance and ensure the safety of students and staff, mentioned Me Valérie Biron of the Center de services scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île.


“A team of professionals is present at the school to provide the necessary support to students and staff who may need it. »

— Me Valérie Biron, Director Corporate Services, Communications and General Secretariat at Center de services scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île

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