BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn – A large group fight broke out in Bay Ridge at 86th st & 5th ave late Sunday evening around 11:35 pm, when precincts are having their change of shift, the worst time for a Police response. An exchange of shouting men around the halal food cart for about five to ten minutes escalated into physical violence including a thick chain being used as a weapon. Several calls were made to 911 in regards to this incident.
The fight involved a large group of males, one female, and the halal food truck workers next to Chase bank. Police and EMS arrived at 11:45 pm. One victim was seen being treated by an FDNY ambulance. A group fled the scene in a white Mercedes eastbound on 86 st. It is unclear why the fight started.