5 arrested in Shish Lounge melee - WFSB 3 Connecticut

5 arrested in Shish Lounge melee

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© Cristobal Tifa, of Hartford © Cristobal Tifa, of Hartford
© Victor Davila, of Hartford © Victor Davila, of Hartford
© Luis Martinez, of Hartford © Luis Martinez, of Hartford
© Raymond  Rodriguez © Raymond Rodriguez
© Carlos Lopez, of Hartford © Carlos Lopez, of Hartford
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Five men were arrested at the Shish Lounge on Friday morning after a melee broke out while the lounge was closing.

Police were called to Shish Lounge around 12:50 a.m. when the owner called to inform them of the disturbance as they were exiting.

Police arrived and immediately called for backup after seeing the large group of people gathered in front of the lounge.

Police needed to use a stun gun and pepper spray on people to make arrests, and even had to pull one of those arrested off a police officer.

According to police, one victim was bitten on the arm and suffered serious injures.

Those arrested include Raymond Rodriguez, of Manchester; Luis Martinez, of Hartford; Victor Davila, of Hartford; Cristobal Tifa, of Hartford; and Carlos Lopez, of Hartford.

Rodriguez, 28, was charged with interfering with a police officer, second-degree breach of peace and second-degree assault. He was released on a $25,000 bond.

Martinez, 33, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and third-degree assault. He was released on a $2,500 bond.

Davila, 22, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and released on a $1,000 bond.

Tifa, 40, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and released on a $1,000 bond.

Lopez, 21, was charged with interfering with a police officer and held on a $5,000 surety bond.

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