A student was seen carrying a knife and attacking an Asian student, The wounded student suffered multiple stab wounds to his back and hands.
The video was posted on Twitter and has garnered over 2.2 million views.
After the fight started, students quickly called for help and a male teacher step in and took the knife away.
Meanwhile, a second person came in and slam the Asian student on the floor, which triggered the netizens as the Asian kid was the victim.
But some pointed out that it was not the point as long as he could get the Asian kid away from the knife-wielding classmate.
The man who posted the video said:
kid really said “it’s over for you” and didn’t even had the knife open. The Asian kid would of die from that stabbed to the neck and shoulder. Asian kid did a excellent job with grabbing the knife and controlling the hands. Asian kid is an Karen refugee.
Charged with assault
The 17-year-old student has since been arrested and charged with attempted assault, netizens who saw the video said that the kid should have been charged with attempted murder.
In high schools, students go through a metal detector before entering the school. But it is unclear how the student managed to smuggle in the weapon without triggering an alert.
Some speculate that the student might have planned the attacked and threw the knive over the fence and pick it up after clearing the metal detector.
Here are what netizens think:
- This is exactly why China will take over eventually. This is what American schools look like. In China, they study from dawn till dark.
- The black student has been arrested and charged
- Charged with “attempted assault”, attacking with a knife should be attempted murder.
- Noticed how the black staff just throw the other kid and not the black one with a knife.
- The teacher who throw the victim should be fired