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Juvenile Seriously Injured, Another Facing Assault Charges in Middle School Fight

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MEIGS COUNTY, OHIO (WOWK) - The Meigs County Sheriff Department is investigating an altercation at a middle school that seriously injured one juvenile and sent another to a juvenile facility.

According to the department, an altercation took place Thursday at Eastern Middle School in Ohio. The altercation sent one juvenile to the hospital, and one to the juvenile detention facility in Chillicothe, Ohio.

According to witnesses, two male juvenile were fighting, when a third male juvenile tried to intervene, he was assaulted and seriously injuried. 

The injured juvenile was taken to Children's Hospital in Columbus by a life-flight helicopter, where he remains in ICU.

Assault charges have been files and the investigation is ongoing.

We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

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