• Police charge 7 students after several fights break out at Harding High School


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged seven Harding University High School students after they say multiple fights broke out on campus Tuesday. 

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    Police said several fights started just before 12:30 p.m.

    Officials said officers were able to stop the fights and all students involved were detained and arrested. 


    • Raymel Avila, 17 -- Charged with assault on a government official 
    • Cameron Jackson, 17 -- Charged with resist, delay, obstruct
    • Demoni Richard, 16 -- Charged with public affray
    • Dey' Shaun Hargrove, 16 -- Charged with public affray and resist, delay, obstruct

    Police said a 14-year-old and two 15-year-old juveniles were also charged with public affray. 

    No weapons were found and no serious injuries were reported, according to police. 

    Authorities have not said what led up to the fights. 

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