Lawsuit: Culver City High football players raped girl, recorded it
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A lawsuit filed by a former Culver City High School student claims she was raped by three of the school’s football players on campus during school hours and that one of the rapes was video recorded by her attackers and then distributed to other students.
The incidents occurred in December 2013, according to the lawsuit, which accuses the Culver City Unified School District of negligence, saying officials failed to supervise the victim and the alleged attackers.
The suit was filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court by the girl’s mother on her behalf.
Culver City High School football Coach Jahmal Wright declined to comment, referring questions to district officials.
In a statement Tuesday, Culver City Unified School District Supt. Dave LaRose said the district had cooperated with police and only recently learned of the girl’s lawsuit.
LaRose said the district had "responded immediately and cooperatively to this incident with the Culver City Police Department.”
In addition to the district, the suit names then-student Jeremy Weaver and two unnamed students, who were minors at the time, as defendants. All three were starters on the school’s varsity football team at the time, according to the lawsuit.
The victim, identified as “A.S.” in court documents, was a 14-year-old freshman at Culver City High at the time, the lawsuit says.
According to the suit, Weaver and another student invited her out to the school parking lot to listen to…