City of Marion issues curfew for everyone - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

City of Marion issues curfew for everyone

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The city of Marion on Tuesday ordered everyone to be off the city's streets by 10 p.m. as part of an effort to end a city-wide family fued.

According to WSFA-TV in Montgomery, the city issued a curfew Tuesday for everyone to be off the streets from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. until further notice.

The curfew was put into place one day after more than 150 people gathered at Marion City Hall to continue a fight started on Sunday between two families.  The original dispute started on Sunday, then spilled over to Marion High School and Marion City Hall on Monday.  As arrests were made and suspects were being processed outside city hall, at least 150 people gathered outside the facility, and the fighting continued.  Two people were injured in the fighting.

Five people were arrested Monday, charged with assault.

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