La Crosse Police respond to fight near Northside Elementary

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – On Wednesday afternoon, Northside Elementary School staff called police after seeing a verbal fight break out between students and people across the street from the playground.

Callers told police that two people across the street and students at the elementary school started yelling at each other.

Callers told police they thought they saw someone pull out a gun during the fight. Police were told the person was pointing the gun at the ground.

La Crosse Police officers and school resource officers responded while staff secured students in the building.

Once on scene, officers found two people under the age of 18. Police did not find a weapon.

One person was arrested. Police are working with Youth Justice on referrals for charges.

The investigation is ongoing.