Ighorewo Diallo, 19, charged in Surrey school serious assault

Photos by JAY SHARMA of Mahi Photo Studio

IGHOREWO Diallo, 19, of Surrey has been charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon in connection with the attack on a staff member at LA Matheson Secondary School just before 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 13.

The staff member was seriously injured and taken to hospital. He remained in stable condition.

Diallo was identified by police that same day and, at approximately 4 p.m., he was located and arrested in Vancouver.

Investigators believe that this was a targeted incident. The suspect is not a student or former student of the school.

The school was placed under lock down which was lifted only after Surrey RCMP and the Emergency Response Team completed a security sweep. Classes were cancelled for the rest of the day.

Diallo is due in Surrey Provincial Court on March 30, according to court records.

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