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Cops Break Up Melee At High School Basketball Game

A melee breaks out during a basketball game between Corliss and South Shore high schools. (Justin Simonds)

A melee breaks out during a basketball game between Corliss and South Shore high schools. (Justin Simonds)

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(CBS) — A fight broke out at a Chicago high school basketball game that was so big police had to break it up.

Corliss High School was hosting South Shore Friday evening. During the game, a scuffle started on the court. Then people in the stands got involved, and it turned into a melee.

Police arrested several people. The game was canceled.