Texas High School Student, 15, Dies After School Fist Fight

Source: Stephanie Slifer / CBS News

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – A Texas high school student who was air-lifted to a hospital after a fist fight in school Tuesday has died, a school official confirmed to CBS affiliate KHOU.

Police said emergency responders found the 15-year-old victim knocked unconscious and bleeding from the face Tuesday inside Canyon High School in New Braunfels.

According to ABC affiliate KVUE, police say the victim was punched twice by another teen as he exited a classroom. The victim reportedly did not have a chance to defend himself.

The school was temporarily placed on lockdown as a result of the incident.

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