Shocking moment Florida 8th grader has elbow dislocated and head kicked in by bullies while no staff steps in to help him: Parents seek to file charges against high school
- Schaven Lewis was horrified after seeing footage of his son being beaten
- Her 14-year-old son spent 10 hours in the hospital with a dislocated elbow
- Lewis and her husband Tavarus are seeking to press charges against the school.
A Florida eighth-grader was seen on video being beaten by bullies, dislocating his elbow and kicking in his head while no one stepped in to help him, prompting his parents to press charges against his school.
Schaven Lewis was horrified after seeing the footage, as her son was confronted by the other children Thursday morning during gym class at Parkway Middle School in Lauderhill.
He can see the boy surrounded and being kicked and punched by several other students as he yells for help before they are finally forced to disperse and someone picks up the dazed boy off the ground.
Now, Schaven and her husband, Tavarus Lewis, are demanding that something be done about the bullies, as well as the school staff who couldn’t help their son while he was being beaten in the middle of class.
“We send him to school to get an education, not to fear for his life,” Schaven Lewis said.
A Florida eighth-grader was seen on video being beaten by bullies, dislocating his elbow and kicking his head while no one stepped in to help him, prompting his parents to press charges against his school.
She said WSVN that his son, whom he does not name, spent 10 hours in the hospital and ended up with his elbow in a cast after dislocating it. His head was also visibly damaged.
What stuns her the most is how long the beating is allowed to continue without anyone from the school doing anything.
“You see them punch him, you see them kick him in the head, all these other things that are going on,” he added, “and at no time do you see any administrators show up.”
The Lewis family also notes that they felt this coming, as their son had been bullied both in person and online for at least a year prior to Thursday’s incident.
In November there had been a confrontation between a group of bullies and his son, forcing everyone – including his son – to be sent to different schools. But they say the intimidation continued.
They allege that their son was being teased about the recent death of his cousin and was being pushed across a basketball court when he teed off.
“We recently had a death in the family, and these kids would tease him about it, ‘Hey, your cousin died,’ they’d laugh at him, they’d joke about it,” Tavarus Lewis said.
‘And he got upset, and he just couldn’t take it anymore. It was not the first day.
Mother Schaven Lewis (pictured left) and father Tavarus Lewis (pictured right) say they are dismayed that school staff did nothing about it.
His son spent 10 hours in the hospital after suffering a dislocated elbow
The son of the Lewis family also had a visibly damaged head from the beating.
The Lewis family was horrified after seeing the footage as the other children confronted their son Thursday morning during gym class at Parkway High School in Lauderhill.
You can see the boy surrounded and being kicked and punched by several other students as he yells for help before they are finally forced to disperse and someone lifts the dazed boy off the ground.
Their son had been transferred to Parkway High School in Lauderhill after a previous confrontation in November.
They also claim that the incident occurred at 11:45 a.m. Thursday morning and that the school did not contact them until 1 p.m.
“Something has to happen, whether it’s a change in personnel, more security, but something, something has to happen, for these kids to make sure that they’re safe while they’re trying to come and get an education,” Schaven said. Luis.
They are looking into filing charges against the school while local authorities investigate.
DailyMail.com has contacted Broward County Public Schools for comment on the incident.