Two students charged in Edcouch-Elsa brawl

Two Edcouch-Elsa High School students were arrested a brawl broke out during a pep rally for the girl TMs volleyball team today.

EEISD Superintendent Frances Rocha said the school was placed into lockdown as a precaution when a student reported seeing a gun.

Rocha said that allegation turned out to be untrue.

Authorities told Action 4 News that the scuffle happened in the cafeteria.

Students were forced to eat in their classrooms until the lockdown was lifted later in the day.

Rocha said the students who were arrested not only face criminal charges but disciplinary action at the school level as well.