Police break up downtown fight

Published 10:38 pm Thursday, August 25, 2011

Suffolk police responded to a large fight at Bullie’s Bar and Grill on Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the bar in the 100 block of West Washington Street on reports of shots fired, city spokeswoman Debbie George said.

Upon arrival, officers reported about 200 to 250 people outside the restaurant. There were small pockets of fights among the patrons, George said.

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She added that two people suffered injuries. One person had a laceration and another person had been hit over the head with a bar stool.

Despite the report of shots fired, no evidence of gunfire was found inside the building, George said.

Police made one arrest from among the crowd. Mario Jennings, 31, was charged with disorderly conduct.