WATCH: 3 brawls at Florida school leave teachers injured, students arrested 


Brawls at a Florida school went viral after the videos shared on social media showed the chaos.  

On Wednesday afternoon, three fights broke out at East Lee County High School. The altercations were recorded by students and shared to Snapchat and Facebook, according to WBBH

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“It felt like we were at war within the school and that's scary by itself,” freshman Melissa Gonzalez told WBBH. 

The first altercation was between a student and a deputy, during which the student was arrested. The student could faces a charge of felony battery on a law enforcement officer, WINK reported. 

Then, two other fights that involved six students occured. Two faculty members were injured trying to break-up those fights when the teachers were injured, according to WINK. 

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There were “several students” arrested for fighting and face misdemeanor charges of disrupting a school function, WINK reported. 

“The safety and security of our staff and students are always our highest priority,” Principal Sue Zellers said in a statement sent to parents. “We do not condone this behavior and will discipline the students involved to the fullest extent per the student code of conduct.”

Read more at WBBH and WINK

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