Juvenile stabbed on basketball court of elementary school in unprovoked attack by adult

Norwalk police (file).
Norwalk police (file).(WFSB)
Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 9:38 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 11:41 PM EDT
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NORWALK, Conn. (WFSB) - One juvenile is in the hospital for a stab wound after police found them on the football field of Norwalk High.

Police said they responded to Norwalk High School at 5 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.

The victim was located by police on the football field.

Police and EMS provided medical care on scene until the victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

During their investigation, police learned two adult non-student males were loitering in the area of the basketball courts at Naramake Elementary School.

Officers were told that one of the males, later identified as Tyllis Gay, 21, of Norwalk, approached a juvenile on the basketball court and punched him in the face.

Another adult male, later identified as Dior Sebastian Bell, 21, of Norwalk, approached another juvenile and stabbed him with a knife.

Gay and Bell then fled the scene.

Witnesses told police that both of these attacks were unprovoked.

Officers quickly located Gay who led police on a foot pursuit.

Gay was apprehended and a knife was later recovered nearby.

Detectives located Bell on Strawberry Hill Avenue and took him into custody.

Gay was charged with conspiracy to commit assault 1st, assault 3rd, and loitering in or about school grounds.

Bell was charged with assault 1st, conspiracy to commit assault 1st, and loitering in or about school grounds.

They both have court dates set for the end of March.