Woman arrested for flashing gun during Richmond school dance competition fight

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police said a woman was arrested for pulling out a gun during a fight that broke out following a dance competition at Huguenot High School Saturday evening.

Gene Lepley with Richmond Police said officers were called to the school about 6:30 pm for a report of a person with a weapon.

"When they arrived they encountered a fight occurring among members of a dance competition that had taken place," Lepley said. "Officers were able to end the disturbance and arrest an adult female seen brandishing a handgun."

Officials said one person was person was transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening after the "disturbance."

Additionally, several others suffered minor injures, but those victims were treated at the scene, Lepley said.

Police searched the school as a precaution and did not find any additional threats.

Officials said the suspect's name will be released at a later date.

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