A 14-year-old schoolboy has tragically died six days after being stabbed in Newcastle with his attack sparking 14 逮捕.
Cops said Gordon Gault was wounded in a dispute involving several people near Westmorland Road, Elswick, at about 6.30pm last Wednesday.
Emergency services were scrambled to the scene and Gordon was hospitalised before sadly dying yesterday evening.
Three teenagers, 高齢者 15, 16 そして 17, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.
Eleven other people were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.
Northumbria Police said all of those arrested had been bailed while its inquiries continue.
Chief Superintendent Helena Barron, of Northumbria Police, 前記: 「何よりもまず, this is an absolutely devastating outcome and our thoughts are with Gordon’s family at this awful time.
"明らかに, the last week has been incredibly difficult for Gordon’s family and I would continue to ask that their privacy is respected as they attempt to come to terms with what has happened.
“We are determined to find out the full circumstances that led to Gordon’s death.
“As a force, we are committed to using every single tactic at our disposal in order to identify the perpetrators and ensure effective justice is served.
“We have made a total of 14 arrests so far as part of our extensive enquiries, and officers remain in the area as part of the investigation and to offer reassurance to those living nearby.
「この初期段階では, we believe all parties involved were known to each other and there is no information to suggest there is a risk to the wider public.
“I would encourage anybody with concerns to speak to an officer in the area. I would like to thank everyone for their ongoing patience and cooperation as we continue to investigate this serious incident.”