WYANDANCH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A person was shot Friday outside a Long Island high school after a huge fight involving students and parents, police said.
Multiple shots rang out just after 2 p.m. near Wyandanch High School, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported.READ MORE: NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter Stepping Down
According to police, the fight broke out between teenagers before adult family members responded to the scene and one person was shot.
A witness told Gusoff she heard the melee outside her house and saw people swinging bats.
Police did not immediately say what started the fight, but said one bullet struck a 40-year-old man in the cheek. He is expected to be OK. No one else was hurt.READ MORE: Explosion Rocks Home, Sparks Fire Overnight In Cypress Hills; 6 People Hurt
The witness said she heard seven gunshots.
“It was a group of kids and they’re all fighting and I see parents pulling up and then gunshots rang out,” said Sabrina Clayton. “I seen a group, like half of the high school… It was multiple fights.”
Suffolk Police have been on the scene for hours while the school has been on lockdown.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Officer Fires On Suspect Fleeing Traffic Stop In Brooklyn
Officers were searching with K-9 units for the person who opened fire, but so far no one has been apprehended.