Police: Gun discharged during large fight at Delaware high school basketball game; no one injured

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A fight at a Delaware high school basketball game sparked an investigation after at least one gunshot was fired, causing spectators to clear the school.

Delaware State Police troopers were called to Appoquinimink High School in Middletown around 7:15 p.m. Monday for reports of a shooting incident. 

Officers say a gun was dropped to the ground after a large fight broke out in the hallway outside the gymnasium. The gun was stepped on, causing it to discharge and strike a wall.

The alleged suspect were last seen running from the school. It is unclear how many suspects there are at this time.

No injuries were reported, and the handgun was recovered.