BRAWL BREAKS OUT IN WILKES
OFFICERS FROM SURROUNDING
COMMUNITIES CALLED IN TO HELPElyria – Police were called to the Wilkes Villa complex off Fuller Road Saturday night around 10:30 after a large fight broke out on Pratt.
Residents told Police that approximately 100 people were in the street fighting and that they had heard a couple gunshots.
When Police began arriving they quickly saw that they needed additional help to quell the brawl.
Departments providing assistance were: Lorain County Sheriff’s Deputies, North Ridgeville, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Oberlin and Sheffield Village.
Although numerous witnesses told Police that shots were fired during the melee there were no reported gunshot injuries.
One man however was assaulted by several people and received injuries to his face and head. Friends picked him up and assisted him to an ambulance once it was cleared to enter the complex. The man was treated on scene by LifeCare Ambulance Paramedics and then transported to Elyria Memorial Hospital.
No other injuries were reported at this time and no arrests were made at the scene.