Several detained after shots fired at Cesar Chavez High - WNEM TV 5

UPDATE

Several detained after shots fired at Cesar Chavez High

Posted: Updated:
Cesar Chavez High School shooting (Source: CBS 5 News) Cesar Chavez High School shooting (Source: CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Phoenix police say several shots were fired at a basketball game at Cesar Chavez High School on Friday night.

Lt. Tom Van Dorn with the Phoenix Police Department said they put the campus on lock down but no one was injured.

Officers searched for three suspects and detained several individuals for questioning. Their gang squad was on the scene because a gang name had been shouted prior to the shots ringing out.

Phoenix Fire treated three people at the scene for medical emergencies; one person had a seizure and two others suffered from an asthma attack.

Witnesses tell CBS 5 that numerous shots were fired just outside of the gym where a basketball game between Cesar Chavez and Betty Fairfax High Schools.

Students from both schools said there is a fierce rivalry between the two schools. Witnesses tell CBS 5 that the gym was at capacity and many people were waiting outside of the gym at the time of the shooting.

Cesar Chavez High is located near Baseline and 39th Avenue in Phoenix.

"This is our high school experience," said witness Joslyn Riley. "It makes us not want to go to a game again because we are fear our lives."

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

Copyright 2014 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

    Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:19:44 GMT
    WNEMWNEM
     Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning at a nightclub in south Mississippi.    Five people sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.    WLOX quoted police as saying the shooting happened at Platinum Sports Bar & Lounge in Moss Point.    According to Moss Point Police Department, a fight started in the club, which spilled outside into the parking lot. Several people began shooting. Five people were ...More >
     Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning at a nightclub in south Mississippi.    Five people sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.    WLOX quoted police as saying the shooting happened at Platinum Sports Bar & Lounge in Moss Point.    According to Moss Point Police Department, a fight started in the club, which spilled outside into the parking lot. Several people began shooting. Five people were ...More >
  • Woman charged in husband's hospital death dies

    Woman charged in husband's hospital death dies

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:12:22 GMT
    nonenone
    A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year has died.    Jan Sochalski faced a murder charge for allegedly suffocating her husband last May after he suffered life-threatening complications following back surgery. Sixty-four-year-old Henry Sochalski was a retired Trenton, New Jersey, police officer.    The couple lived in Florida.    The Flagler County Sheriff's Office told The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://b...More >
    A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year has died.    Jan Sochalski faced a murder charge for allegedly suffocating her husband last May after he suffered life-threatening complications following back surgery. Sixty-four-year-old Henry Sochalski was a retired Trenton, New Jersey, police officer.    The couple lived in Florida.    The Flagler County Sheriff's Office told The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://b...More >
  • Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

    Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

    Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours.

    More >

    Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours.

    More >
Powered by Frankly
WNEM
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, WNEM; Saginaw, MI. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.