Staff members injured in McDonough HS student fight

On April 30 at 7:20 a.m., an altercation occurred at Maurice J. McDonough High School in Pomfret. The initial altercation began in the cafeteria between several juveniles and continued into the main office. A staff member was kicked while he and other administrators separated the involved parties.

The School Resource Officer called for assistance, and the juveniles were subdued. Six students were subsequently charged with second-degree assault, disorderly conduct, disruption of school activities, and affray.

Two additional juveniles face charges as well. The investigation is ongoing.