Reading, writing and brawling - - Jackson, MS

Reading, writing and brawling

10 arrested after Brandon Middle School fight

Another beautiful spring day in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Ten students were arrested after a fight broke out at Brandon Middle School Monday. Police say seven male students were taken into custody. Six of them are charged with misdemeanor disturbing the peace. One is charged with possession of marijuana.

Also, Tupelo police are investigating a drive-by shooting involving an elephant with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus this morning.

And, jury selection is underway in the capital murder trial of Derrick Johnson. He is charged in connection with the July 2011 death of Jackson security guard James McKinney.

In sports, a look at the Mayor's Trophy baseball game.

Just a few clouds and 86 degrees but it feels like 88. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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