Brawl Breaks Out at D.C. School, 5 Hospitalized, 13 Injured

Police in Washington, D.C., say five students were hospitalized and 13 others injured in a large fight at a high school.

Police say the brawl may have involved a dispute among a large group of teenage girls.

Authorities were called to Cardozo High School in northwest Washington about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. They say they arrested 16 people on charges including assault and disorderly conduct.

D.C. fire spokesman Alan Etter say five students were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries and another 13 were treated for minor injuries.Large fight at DC high school injures 18 students