A 12- year-old California young boy has actually suffered horrific 3rd degree burns throughout his face, chest and back after his friend attacked him in the shower with a cup of liquid while he was sleeping over at his house.
The occurrence occurred on the morning of Nov. 4 when Antonio Kemp was taking a shower at his friend’s home while on a slumber party.
The kid’s mother, Elaina Boyd, recalls the frightening moment when her child came home banging on the front door to let him in.
” His skin was hanging off of his body, boils were around his face, and he was running through your home yelling in pain saying I require aid, I need aid,” Boyd informed ABC News Fresno station KFSN. “They don’t know if it was a chemical or if it was water, hot boiling water. They said we don’t understand, but there’s some type of burn on him.”.
Now, more than a week later on, Antonio– who has gone through surgical treatment and has pig skin covering a few of his wounds as he attempts to regrow his own skin– states he is distressed by what his pal did to him.
” I see him, I believe with a cup, and he sprinkles everything over me,” Antonio said. “And right when it sprinkled, I began freaking out due to the fact that it burned. And I looked in the mirror I saw my skin hanging and I saw bubbles. Worst pain I’ve ever felt … What did he soak me and why did he do it? That’s all I wish to know.”.
Antonio states that he and his pal were not combating which it might not have actually been retaliation.
” I never not did anything to him,” Antonio said.
His mom has a various theory.
” They’re excellent friends. They are known to sort of play tricks on each other backward and forward, and it appears maybe this went a little too far,” Boyd informed KFSN last week.
” He’s just right now, distressed. He does not want to invest the night at a good friend’s house. He doesn’t wish to take a shower,” Boyd said. “He can’t stop weeping. He simply [has] tears coming down his eyes trigger he’s taking a look at himself in the mirror.”.
The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what transpired in the lead up to the event. ABC News has connected to the Constable’s Workplace however have actually not heard back.
” Our task is to just gather all the facts and send it and give it to the Districts Workplace and let the DA and the household work it out and see if they want to go to the next level and pursue a criminal problem,” said Fresno County constable’s representative Tony Botti.
Nevertheless, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office told KFSN that they have yet to question the young boy who apparently caused the burns since the family has invoked his right to an attorney.
Antonio’s family have actually set up a GoFundMe page and have raised near to $6,000 dollars from more than 100 donors up until now.
A criminal case might be pending but, for now, Antonio is concentrating on recuperating– both physically and mentally.
” It still type of hurts looking side to side,” Antonio stated. “Day by day, I’m getting better each day.”.