Aberdeen superintendent responds to video of students fighting in gym

The head of the Aberdeen School District says there is an investigation into a fight on campus that was captured on video and shared on social media.

Posted: Mar 9, 2019 6:07 AM
Updated: Mar 9, 2019 6:57 AM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - The head of the Aberdeen School District says there is an investigation into a fight on campus that was captured on video and shared on social media.

Superintendent Jeffrey Clay told WTVA 9 News by phone Friday he had contradictory information concerning what was originally reported Thursday about the fight. However, he did not elaborate on that.

Facebook post of a fight in the gym at Aberdeen High School

The fight happened in the gym at Aberdeen High School.  

In the video of that fight, three boys are seen throwing punches.  At one point, one boy is standing over another boy and hitting him.

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