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18 in custody in Opelousas High fight

1 year ago September 23, 2013 Sep 23, 2013 Monday, September 23 2013 Monday, September 23, 2013 9:58:04 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

OPELOUSAS - Opelousas police says 18 people are in custody following a fight at Opelousas High School.

Capt. Martin McClendon tells KATC TV the fights begin on the school campus around 7:15 a.m. Monday.

McClendon said the department had been investigating gang activity in Opelousas, and they believe Monday's outbreak may be gang related.

Officer Jodi White says police are questioning witnesses and suspects in the fights.

Police did not say if anyone was injured.

IMAGE: KATC TV

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