Pepper spray fight at Miami Norland HS
About 20 students at Miami Norland Senior High School in Miami Gardens were treated for pepper-spray inhalation Wednesday after a fight in the school’s auditorium, police said.
A young girl involved in a “huge fight” discharged the pepper spray, Miami Gardens Police spokesman Officer Carlos Austin said. There were no weapons used in the fight.
Miami-Dade Schools Police responded to the school, 1193 NW 193rd St., and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue treated the affected students as a precaution. Two students were transported to the hospital but have since been released.
The fight involved two female students, and a third female student discharged the pepper spray, said Miami-Dade Schools spokeswoman Daisy Gonzalez-Diego. The intervening student, whose name was not released, will be arrested.
Gonzalez-Diego said the school is safe and that disciplinary action would be taken against those involved.
Miami Herald Staff Writer Charles Rabin contributed to this report.