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Joshua Broussard: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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The horrific scene at Houston’s Spring High School left one victim, 17-year-old Joshua Broussard, stabbed to death, and three others wounded. Police responded to a call from the school at around 7 a.m. on September 4, shortly after, officers placed the school as victims were rushed to area hospitals. The student’s name was confirmed by his father and aunt who were speaking to Click 2 Houston.

Here’s what you need to know about the victim of this senseless act…


1. Three Students Are in Custody for the Crime

Police were seen arresting students at the scene, in total three were taken into custody. Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia told reporters, “We have not recovered those weapons so we are still conducting that aspect of the investigation.” The sheriff described the weapons that were used in the fight as “sharp” and that it began over “some sort of confrontation.” Garcia went on to say that they are investigating the tragedy as being gang-related but stated that law-enforcement had never been called to the school for any gang-related activity.

Two other students were treated for minor injuries and another 16-year-old victim was said to be in critical condition by Garcia. The 16-year-old’s pastor as since said that the boy’s condition is improving.


2. He Was a Sophomore at Spring High School

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A Facebook page that Epoch Times reports belongs to Broussard, shows him to be a rodeo-enthusiast.

Broussard is reported to have been a sophomore at the school.

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3. One Student Told Her Mother: ‘The Young Man Just Fell Dead On Me’

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According to parent Chelitha Brady, her daughter told her:

Mom, the young man just fell dead on me. Momma, it was some guys, they went to fightin’ and they went to stabbin… You just got to come, you just got to come.

And to see what I can do as far as getting her out of Spring High School because it could have been my child because the stabbing was right there before her eyes.


4. There Has Been an Outpouring of Emotion on Twitter


5. A Local Pastor Has Said the Fight Was the Result of a ‘Misunderstanding’

Pastor E.A. Dickard told The Houston Chronicle:

This was not gang violence, but simply a misunderstanding between two people.

He added:

We as a community need to come together to show kids the value of real life.

But according to KHOU:

Students said the victims were stabbed during a gang fight in or near the school’s cafeteria.

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