3 charged with student's assault

BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) - Three men were arrested in connection with an assault of a Bluffton High School student.

Al'Jordan Malone Mitchell, Jovian Jovante Jones and Dontay Love Johnson were charged with lynching/assault, battery by a mob and disturbing schools and are awaiting a bond hearing.

At about 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 a 17-year-old male student was assaulted at the high school near the bus loading area.

Bluffton police had originally though there were four suspects, but determined only three people were involved.

The victim was taken to a medical facility for treatment of minor lacerations by a family member.

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