Police use pepper spray to break up fight outside Live at PJ's in Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor police used pepper spray early this morning to break up a fight involving 20 to 30 people in a parking lot outside Live at PJ's, a club at 102 South First St..
Police received reports of shots being fired during the 2:10 a.m. melee, but said they found no shell casings. No injuries were reported and no arrests were made.
Officers initially responded after receiving a report of a fight, police spokeswoman Lt. Renee Bush said. As officers were on the way, at least two reports came in of shots being fired, Bush said. An officer arrived on scene and saw 20 to 30 people fighting, she said, as a crowd of 100 people was gathering to watch.
The officer used pepper spray, causing the crowd to scatter. Bush said she did not know what led to the fight. Officers interviewed the club's bouncers who said they heard a single gunshot, Bush said. There were no reports of weapons being seen. University of Michigan police also responded to the scene.
Ann Arbor police detectives are investigating.
Anyone with information can call the police department's tip line at (734) 794-6939.
Lee Higgins covers crime and courts for AnnArbor.com. He can be reached by phone at (734) 623-2527 and email at firstname.lastname@example.org.