Posted on December 17, 2023

4 Teens in Custody After Brawl Near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Carolina Borges and Dannielle Garcia, WSVN, December 15, 2023

Coral Springs Police have taken into custody four teenagers responsible for a disturbing brawl captured on video, depicting a violent altercation near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

On Thursday night, the Coral Springs Police Department arrested 16-year-old Sylvester Hicks Jr., 17-year-old Caleb Hensley, 16-year-old Jordan Thompson, and 15-year-old Chinua Leefatt. Additionally, there’s an outstanding arrest warrant for 17-year-old Jahmeer Beauziel.

Three of the teens attend Marjory Stoneman Douglas while the 15-year-old went to Coral Glades High School.

The incident unfolded on Tuesday afternoon, occurring off-campus at North Community Park in Coral Springs, adjacent to the high school’s parking area. The video reveals a shocking moment where one teenager violently slams another to the ground, resulting in the victim suffering a cracked skull.

Witnesses recount that the fight escalated, with one teen reportedly pulling out a knife. The injured student was rushed to the hospital, prompting concerns among the school community.

One Marjory Stoneman Douglas student said the victim, who is his friend, was transported to the hospital with a cracked skull.

“I was there when they started chasing him, but when I left, he was just in an ambulance leaving, so I heard that he got he fractured his skull or something,” said Patrick Fox.