Baton Rouge Police Officer Injured During Major Fight at School
A Baton Rouge police officer was reportedly injured during a major fight at a school Wednesday morning.
WBRZ reports that a fight erupted on the campus of Brookstown Middle School, which is located just off Airline Highway.
Reports out say that a number of agencies were dispatched to the school because of the number of students involved in the fight.
The Baton Rouge tv station says that according to Baton Rouge police, one officer was taken to a hospital and treated for minor injuries.
WBRZ reports, "That the fight started when a girl and her mom, the former not a student at the middle school, showed up at the school targeting another girl."
Students were put on lockdown during the incident on campus. Two students were taken into custody, and reports now say that a gun was located near the school where the fight happened.
The incident remains under investigation and more arrests are expected. We will continue to follow this developing story.
UPDATE: WBRZ now reports that at least a dozen people were arrested as a result of the fight at the middle school.