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Lafayette law enforcement responds to disturbance at event center

Posted at 12:36 AM, Dec 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-16 01:47:15-05

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s deputies and city police officers responded to a disturbance at The District Event Center Saturday night.

Witnesses reported a heavy police presence shortly before 11 p.m. around the event center on Johnston Street and that the building was evacuated after a fight broke out at a 16-year-old’s birthday party.

Police confirmed they responded to a “disturbance” and that officers were just “clearing the crowds.”