A melee in a park near a Hemet high school culminated in gunfire, but there were no reports of victims, authorities said Thursday.

The mass brawl was reported about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday in Brubaker Park, at Cawston Avenue and Mustang Way, just south of West Valley High School, according to the Hemet Police Department.

Lt. Michael Arellano said that patrol officers were sent to the location to investigate, and while en route, gunshots were heard at the site of the clash.

“Officers were on scene within minutes and located several spent bullet casings in the parking lot of the park,” Arellano said. “But all involved parties had fled before officers arrived. The officers did not locate any shooting victims.”

As the investigation was getting underway, a collision occurred nearby involving a sedan occupied by five individuals who were determined to be possible suspects in the confrontation, according to the lieutenant.

He said they were all detained for questioning, but no arrests were immediately made.

Arellano said that because of the high school’s close proximity, it was believed some of the participants in the fight may have been students, and administrators from the Hemet Unified School District were requested to assist police.

Anyone with information was asked to contact investigators at 951-765-2396.

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