Several Hurt After Melee Breaks Out In Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Wichita police say shots were fired and fights broke out while about 1,300 people were leaving a concert at a Wichita club.

KSN reports ( ) the large crowd was leaving Club Rodeo early Friday when the fight started, with beer bottles and chairs thrown around.

After the crowd refused orders to disperse, authorities released a smoke bomb and the fight broke up. Several people were hurt, with two taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

While most of the crowd was in the parking lot, several shots were fired. It wasn't clear if the shots were fired at someone or into the air, and no one was injured.

Police Lt. Jose Salcido says several people were taken into custody after the brawl.

Information from: KSNT-TV.