CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. – A sixth and final person has been arrested in connection with the brutal assault on a high school student in Coral Springs. Anthony Casseus, a 15-year-old student from Coral Glades High School, was taken into custody and charged with felony battery for his involvement in the attack on a student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The incident, which was captured on cellphone video, occurred in a parking lot across the street from the Parkland school. The victim was body-slammed backward, causing his head to slam against the pavement, resulting in a cracked skull. However, doctors have stated that he will eventually recover from his injuries.
Earlier in the week, a fifth suspect, Jahmeer Beauziel, 17, turned himself in to Coral Springs Police. The other teens involved in the attack have been ordered to be confined to their homes as part of a three-week home detention.
The assault has sent shockwaves through the community, prompting concern and outrage over the violence that occurred near two high schools. As the investigation continues, authorities are working to determine the motive behind the attack and whether there were any underlying factors that led to the brutal beating.
The arrest of the sixth suspect serves as a crucial step in the pursuit of justice for the victim and his family. It also sends a strong message that such violent behavior will not be tolerated in the Coral Springs community and will be met with swift and decisive action by law enforcement.
Moving forward, the community will come together to support the victim and his family as they navigate the aftermath of this traumatic event. Additionally, efforts will be made to address any underlying issues that may have contributed to the assault, with a focus on promoting a safe and respectful environment for all students in Coral Springs.