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Altercation Briefly Shuts Down Hammonasset State Park in Madison

Three people were taken into custody.

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Hammonasset Beach State Park was closed briefly Tuesday afternoon as local and state police were called to break up an altercation there, WFSB 3 TV reports. 
The park was closed briefly but has since reopened, the tv station reports. 
Three individuals and one juvenile were taken into custody, the television station reports. 
Two teens, 19 and 17 year-olds got into a fight with a 34-year-old New Haven man who was allegedly upset with comments the teens were making toward his wife and niece, WFSB reported. 
The three men were each charged with breach of peace. 
Read WFSB's full report here. 

Pedro June 18, 2014 at 09:28 AM
What rangers, that is a joke. What was said? What really happened? Why is this a riddle? Someone did something unacceptable to someone else. Who was right? Who was wrong? Was this an "ethnic" issue? Be clear-please!
Bob June 18, 2014 at 09:48 AM
As soon as the guns are illegal to have , this will be the type of news that will be the headlines. Fight breaks out, possible knife, Shut down beach, call in the militarized police. These 2 teenage punks probably need their butts kicked to understand the meaning of respect. Oh that's right, it's freedom of speech, so say the liberals.
Pedro June 18, 2014 at 02:34 PM
so if we all have guns, legal of course, the nonsense will stop? Seriously, that is naive to the max. But- there will be alot of dead people-most likely the wrong ones!
Bob June 18, 2014 at 05:57 PM
Pedro, you missed the whole point, it wasn't about being able to carry a gun to the beach.
Samuel Goodbaum June 19, 2014 at 09:40 AM
According to the CDC, there are an average of 87 gun- related deaths in the US every day, and another 183 injured. More guns do not make us safer; just more likely to raise the body count.

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