A football player from Davidson High School in Alabama was brutally attacked and beaten by his teammates inside of the school’s locker room. The assault of the player, who is a 14-year-old freshman, was captured on video and has recently surfaced online. The Mobile Police Department and Mobile County Public Schools are reportedly investigating the situation.
As a result of the attack, the victim suffered a broken arm.
AL.com shared video of the beating along with the few details that are currently known about what led to the attack.
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Solis confirmed in the e-mail to AL.com that the victim stated he was headed to the locker room and one of the leaders of the team pushed him into the locker room and about 20 other upperclassmen started hitting, kicking and physically jumping on top of him after practice.
Davidson head coach Fred Riley, who has been the head coach of the Warriors for the past 14 years, said he could not comment on the incident.
Davidson is in the middle of spring football practice and is scheduled to play a spring game at Baldwin County on May 18.
It is a horrible situation all around and hopefully those responsible for the attack will be held accountable. Not only does a situation like this cause incredible physical pain, but the emotional stress and damage that results from this type of attack cannot be undone.