Middle school student says Bronx Alliance student's family beat him up

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A Bronx boy's family is in shock after they say a fellow student's family bloodied and beat him up.

It has been three days since the violent incident, but Corey Walters Jr.'s eyes are still bloodshot after police say a woman in her 40s beat him up.

The 11-year-old goes to One World Middle School. He says he got into an argument with a student who goes to Bronx Alliance, which is housed in the same building.

Walters Jr. says on Tuesday, that student said Corey was going to bring a weapon to school. Staff searched him, with his mom's permission, and he says he was cleared.

But as school let out that day, Walters Jr. says he was approached by that same student's father, mother and sister, who caused a commotion. He says once the principal of Bronx Alliance caught a glimpse of what was happened, he told Walters Jr. to walk away and go home.

"So me and my friend walked home. We saw that ... his family was following us," says Walters Jr.

Walters Jr. says the mother pushed her son into him, leading to a fight. He claims the mom and sister later kicked him in the head.

The result -- cuts on his head, nose and bloodshot eyes. He has been home ever since recovering.

Walters Jr.'s mom Shanaya says days later, she's still in shock that grown adults could do this to a child.

"I can't let this go, I have to go the legal route and extreme measures because somebody has to pay I'm pressing charges against all 3 adults," says Shanaya.

Shanaya says four detectives interview her and Corey Friday. Police say this is an open investigation.

Shanaya added that Corey's principal has been very supportive. The Department of Education confirmed while the incident did happen off school property, it is working with the NYPD.

DOE Assistant Press Secretary Isabelle Boundy responded to the incident, saying "Schools must be safe havens, and the NYPD immediately responded to an off-site incident. We'll continue to closely monitor the situation and provide any needed support."

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