One arrested after fight at Tate High School, deputies looking for other suspect

Northwest Florida

CANTONMENT, Fla. (WKRG) — UPDATE: One arrest has been made on the attack at Tate High School, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

Lester Cheatham has been arrested for a felony battery charge. ECSO is still looking for Ya’Marcus Gross, who is also charged with felony battery.

Original story: An incident occurred on the campus of Tate High School Wednesday, December 4, leading to a fight.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and is still alive with their sight intact, despite rumors on social media.

ESCO stated in a Facebook post their intentions to make arrests later today. They will keep the community updated as more information develops in reference to the case.


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