The Greene County Sheriff’s Office confirms several people have been arrested after a fight broke out last week outside a stopped school bus.An onlooker captured the fight on video, which was uploaded to YouTube on March 10. [Warning: There is profanity in the video.]
The fight happened in the Jena community. The video shows more than a dozen people involved, some using bats. At one point, a woman has what appears to be a gun.
Lt. Jeremy Rancher with the sheriff’s office did not know how many people were arrested, but said both minors and adults were arrested on charges that varied from second degree assault to disorderly conduct.
Lt. Rancher could not comment at this time on whether or not anyone was seriously injured.The Greene County Schools superintendent says the fight did not happen on the bus, but on private property. Both the sheriff’s office and school district are continuing to investigate.