Sheriff's deputies: 6 injured in baseball bat brawl on Viejas reservation

Incident on Alto court, Viejas Grade Road

SAN DIEGO - A brawl involving baseball bat-swinging combatants left several people injured and at least one assault suspect under arrest at Viejas Indian Reservation Wednesday.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department said the fracas erupted at about 9:43 a.m. for unknown reasons in a residential area on Alto court and Viejas Grade Road.

The fight, which reportedly involved at least 10 men and woman, moved across several locations around Woods Lane and Viejas Grade, Lt. Dave Brown said.

Deputies and detectives intervened and had the disturbance under control by 10 a.m., the lieutenant said.

According to Heartland Fire & Rescue spokesperson Monica Zech, one person who was believed to be involved in the incident, was brought to an area fire station and then transported to Sharp Memorial hospital suffering from wounds from a baseball bat.

Zech said five more people at a home on Alto Road also required medical attention.

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