FAIRFIELD, Conn. - After a large late-night fight in the hallway of Dolan Hall on the Fairfield University campus, three students were arrested on a variety of charges, police said.
The fight occurred at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the student dormitory, police said.
Witnesses said brothers, Liam McGoldrick, 22, and Francis McGoldrick, 20, both of Garden City, N.Y., had been involved in an argument that started with swears and turned to violence, police said.
James McGlew, 20, of Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., was involved in the fight, police said. He told officers he was trying to break up the fight but had possibly hit several people in the process, police said.
According to the police report, Liam McGoldrick was swinging what was described as a "billy club stick" at people. He made several holes in the walls and dented a door to a room that had been locked against him, causing about $1,000 in damage, police said.
Several people were taken to the hospital with head injuries from the fight, police said.
The police report did not mention alcohol or drug use related to the fight.
Liam McGoldrick was charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct, second-degree criminal mischief and carrying a dangerous weapon. Bond was set at $2,500.
Francis McGoldrick was charged with disorderly conduct and third-degree assault. Bond was set at $500.
McGlew was charged with disorderly conduct and bond was set at $250.
All three were due at Bridgeport Superior court on Oct. 3.