Lufkin PD responds to alleged gang fight at Long John Silvers

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - (KTRE) - After receiving several 9-1-1 calls, Lufkin Police responded to an alleged gang fight at Long John Silvers on Timberland Drive.

Sergeant Mike Shirley with LPD, says it all started around 7 p.m.  From witness reports, he says one gang was already at the restaurant; when the other gang showed up, all of then young men went outside.

Shirley says both gangs were fighting with sticks, and a gun was reported.   However, by the time officers arrived at the scene, half of the gang members had taken off.  No gun was recovered, and no arrests were made.

Shirley says LPD responds to these type of incidents almost every weekend at various locations once the weather gets warmer.

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