Eight Students Arrested after Fight at Ector Junior High

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - E.C.I.S.D. police officers have arrested eight students after a fight at Ector Junior High.

The fight occured in an I.S.S. (In-School Suspension) classroom on Wednesday morning.

E.C.I.S.D. officers used pepper spray to contain the situation which was isolated to the one classroom.

All eight students have been charged with rioting, which is a Class B misdemeanor, and have been taken to the Ector County Youth Center.

The students will also face punishment from the school in accordance with the District's Student Code of Conduct.