School Bus Fight Leaves 13-Year Old Badly Beaten, Driver Questioned Over Lack of Assistance

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A bus fight between students in Gulfport, Florida is causing ripples today through the Internet, partly due to the savage nature of the beating... but largely due to the actions of the bus driver who witnessed it.

As the video below depicts, John Moody is heard calling authorities for help and telling them to get "somebody here quick, quick, quick."

But Moody himself just stands around and watches three 15-year olds attack a 13-year old, eventually breaking his arm and stealing his money.

Reports say the 13-year old had earlier told school officials that one of the attackers had tried to sell him drugs.

The unnamed 15-year olds were arrested and charged with aggravated battery.

According to Pinellas County school policy, a bus driver is not required to intervene when a fight breaks out, only to call dispatch.

“The three boys just jumped on him and started pounding on him and I did all can," Moody said. "I was looking. It was like I was in shock. I was petrified.”

The 64-year old, who retired two weeks after the incident, allegedly did not even help the victim even after the perpetrators left.

“There was clearly an opportunity for him to intervene and or check on the welfare of the children or the child in this case and he didn’t make any effort to do so," Gulfport Police Chief Robert Vincent says.

Moody is not expected to be charged with a crime, however.

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where was the black cone head al sharpton when that little white boy was beat senseless by a gang of black cone heads?

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why are you calling this a bus "FIGHT"?
A fight is when someone strikes back. Did you finish grade school?

Renea phillips

WHAT COLOR WAS THE BOY THAT WAS BEATEN???

Renea phillips

These are the reasons white people shrink from black males, this is why white kids fear blacks - they are permitted to do whatever because everyone is afraid of them. They also always run in packs - YOU NEVER see a one on one; it is always a gang-group of thugs jumping a single person. Shows what animals they are. IF this were three white males attacking a black kid then there would be riots, federal government involvement and obama on the tv.

Renea phillips

3 Trayvon juniors in the making - shame the boy getting the gang beating was not armed. This was attempted murder NOT assault. If these boys are permitted to get off easy and scot-free then they will continue to attack, beat, abuse then murder. WHY are they being given FREE lawyers?? - let them hire someone like Zimmerman had to. Current thugs, future thugs soon to be dead thugs - I am sure their baby mamas will be proud.

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That's right blame the driver not the little black bastards, when is it going to end, sue the blackies and the school then have some mean ass go out and get the bastards and make sure that they can't beat anyone else for a long time, a gew broken legs and arms does wonders for this twelfare trash and that's what they are, we need to be rid of this kind of trash

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Aggravated assault???? Really? How about attempted murder??? How about trying their evil asses as Adults??? This is NOT just typical kids fighting... They where seeking vengeance, making their own justice... These boys lack being supervised and having any decency about them... Dirtbags... Time to take the trash out!!!!!!

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Why are black people so violent im gonna be honest im not raciest but everytime a assault or a shoting happens its a black man these kids have no respect i will tell you one thing if i was that child mother i.would be out for blood and if i was.that child i would of stabbed him black people wonder why people think that every one.thinks there criminals you do it to yourself doing bad things the mother of those boys should be ashamed

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@ mr

Instead of saying that everytime there is an assault or shooting it happens to be a black be sure of those statistics. Were the Boston marathon bombers black? Was the Fort Hood shooter black? Was Ted Bundy black? What about the Colorado movie theater shooter, the Columbine shooters, the Virginia Tech shooter, Jeffery Dahmer? The list goes on, we cant just classify because that is stereotyping or racial profiling as what's been done to me. Also, you really need to use commas or periods to end a sentence. js

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@ H-town

Commas? Always an eye for detail! 10 times as many violent crimes are committed by blacks than Hispanics and whites Combined! I realize that RACE is touchy for you as it is me- just not the same way! Check the stats- yeah Bundy! Remember Wayne Williams in Atlanta- check'em out! How about the 2 blacks - one in the trunk with a hole in it shooting with a rifle down the freeway (virginia) -many dead! This is about an epidemic in the black community & it is violent and it is at times random! If the problem was with blonde haired blue eyes Swedish then that's where the focus would be - BUT ITS NOT! Is there points taken away for punctuation?

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@ H town x 2

Hey there, you'd think that as much as i comment on here, that i'd know which "reply" button i should click on in order to comment. Anyway, i replied to you but i accidentally clicked on the one below which is CS. Thanks and have a Blessed day.

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Not one article I've read on this, and it was on The Five (FOX) and no one mentioned that the younger, smaller victim was white!!! I could only see two of the three perps clearly enough to see they were black. If this were the other way around all hell would be breaking loose with every black race baiter calling for justice and protests. Our pres might comment on what it's like to be a black man causing fear and suspicion. Just incredible!!! Those 15 yr olds should be put in prison with some really big 17 yr olds- 9 of them to keep the odds three to one. What horrible, hateful young people. Too bad the bus driver didn't have a gun.

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@ CS

sorry CS, I meant this comment for H-town x 2.

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@ CS

No, no points taken for punctuation, but the person I commented to said "everytime" a crime is committed, it"s a black. He or she, should be careful by the words they use. How can they correct something if they aren't correct. The people I mentioned are just examples to let that person know that "everytime " a crime is committed, it isn't always a black. All i"m saying is that there is good and bad in every race. Thanks for "the eye for detail" compliment. It would be nice for a person that is trying to make a point, make one that would make sense and look like it came from someone that has some sense. BTW, blacks and hispanics are 10 times more likely to receive harsher sentences than whites, for the same crime, check'em out. I should know. Like the saying goes, white man's justice, black man's grief. Have an awesome weekend.

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@ H-town

@H-Town, Just a little FYI- The justice department is like any other business, it's there to make a profit! Locking someone up is not making money & neither is feeding the inmate daily . With that being said it does not blend with the thought of locking up a black or brown simply because it's not profitable no matter the color. . What could be profitable for buisness's is less violence like carjackings in mall parking lots or purse snatching etc. there is a reason for EVERYTHING! If I rob someone in the parking lot of your store- if it keeps happening then you will have no customers & then you will close your doors & then the city will no longer profit from your taxes & so on & so on! There is no direct benifit for the state to lock you up! Everything is risk & consequence- very FEW innocent people are locked up but many innocent are crime victims!

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@ H-town

White mans justice is black mans grief? Wow- that's catchy! Great title for a rap song. I'm going to go out on a limb and say that somewhere between justice & grief a law was broken & the severity along with repeat offenders could determine time served not to mention the quality of an attorney? This profiling thing always gets me- how could the police ever catch anyone unless they profile. Yes- there is good & bad in every and saying ALL or EVERYTIME is like saying "it's always cold in January" we know it's not cold everyday but then again it's cold most days, I'm guessing that was their meaning.

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@ H-town

I will say this, you have a way of being polite, fluid & polished way of setting the table as you make your

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@ CS

YOURE RIGHT! WHY DON'T YOU GUYS GOOGLE ~NEWSOME & CHRISTIAN TRIAL Knoxville Tennessee ~ This trial makes Zimmerman look like an angel but the news refuses to tell these kids story
THEN YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT HOW EVIL REAL RACISM IS.

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@ lynn

You are right! That trial in knoxville will scare the shit out of you.

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A LOT of you are some racist bastards. Now I'm kind of glad that did whoop his ass. I wish it would have been one of y'all kids.

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@ Trapjaw

Tell us where you live you ignorant piece of shit you are like the black bastards hiding

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@ Trapjaw

I don't feel that way. White trash and there's black trash. But I notice you lashed out in anger. Anger only hurts u