'This Is Beyond Bullying': Justice Sought For Plano ISD Boy Allegedly Abused By Haggard Middle School Students
March 5, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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SeMarion Humphrey's mother said she has been reporting bullying incidents to his school for months. However, the tipping point came from an incident at a sleepover last month.
PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW. COM) – An active investigation is underway by Plano ISD officials and the police department over disturbing allegations of bullying and abuse involving students at Haggard Middle School.
SeMarion Humphrey’s mother, Summer Smith, said she has been reporting incidents to his school for months.
Smith said one of the classmates befriended Humphrey a month before to get him to go.
She also said it was that night that he was shot with BB guns, hit in his sleep and called racial slurs.
You are evil, they are evil,” Smith said about the accused students during a news conference Friday.
The mother said Humphrey has been harassed, degraded and physically and mentally tortured by students at his school.
But despite making reports, she said she didn’t receive help from staff.
Because it seems to me that there’s plenty you can do…” Smith said.
“It was premeditated and obvious that SeMarion was only invited for their pure entertainment. ”READ MORE: Data Shows 66% Drop In Risk Of Contracting COVID-19 In Dallas CountyPolice said they will conduct a full investigation to identify any criminal offenses.
The school district is also investigating.
In an updated statement Friday evening, the district said, in part: “Due to legal restrictions regarding the confidentiality of student information, Plano ISD is unable to release specific student information, but it can confirm appropriate measures were promptly taken to protect the victim and to investigate the allegations.
Plano ISD does not condone bullying, harassment, and/or threats against any student.
Protests could be seen in front of Haggard Middle School Friday afternoon, with students and parents calling for change.
“This is going to change, and I mean that,” Smith said. MORE NEWS: 2 People Dead After Crash Caused By Wrong-Way Driver In Irving, Police SayPlano ISD also said some personnel have received threats of violence.