police car bumper lights photo by Ken Romero

Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office questioned a number of people following a fight on Friendship Alley. Monday afternoon deputies responded to a call concerning a fight with several men involved. Once on the scene detectives were called out to investigate a report of a shooting nearby. Nobody was injured. Several men were detained pending the outcome of the investigation. One of the men was found to have active warrants out for his arrest and he was taken into custody. The firearm discharge remains under investigation.

While investigating the fight a deputy found several improperly kenneled pit bull and mixed pit bull dogs. Nine dogs were turned over to the Humane Society.

Anyone with information on the fight or the shooting is asked to call the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office at 985-384-1622.