Over 20 police officers dispatched to Jefferson Parish high school after multiple fights break out

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(5/23/19) JEFFERSON PARISH, La. (WDSU) — The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office dispatched over 20 deputies after reports of multiple fights at an area high school.

According to JPSO, the deputies were dispatched to John Ehret High School Thursday morning.

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BREAKING: JPSO confirms they have more than 20 deputies on scene at John Ehret HS for reports of ‘multiple fights.’ More soon @wdsu


 · New Orleans, LA

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BREAKING: JPSO blocking entrance points to John Ehret HS. No one in or out. More soon @wdsu


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According to sources on scene, one person was arrested for being in possession of a gun but was not involved in the fights.

Another 12 juveniles were arrested for fighting.

The school was having a “move up” ceremony for freshman, sophomore, and juniors when the fights broke out.

Travers Mackel@TraversWDSU

UPDATE: It’s not just multiple fights JPSO is dealing with, at least one person was arrested in possession of a gun, say sources on-scene. Situation under control now. School still on lockdown. More soon @wdsu


 · Marrero, LA

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