Police Respond to Fight at Hood Junior High; Student Transported to Hospital

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A fight at Hood Junior High in Odessa rattled a few nerves on Tuesday.

The call went out over the police scanner as a shooting just before 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

It turns out; a group of 7th graders jumped another boy.

The victim had a cut on his arm and was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The three other boys were taken into custody.

We're told campus police are investigating whether a weapon caused the cut on the boy's arm.

The seventh graders that ganged up on the boy could face charges depending on what officers uncover.