5 arrested in connection with Norwalk bar brawl

Norwalk police say five people were arrested in connection with a violent bar fight at Club El Dorado yesterday.According to authorities, the brawl was started

NORWALK - Norwalk police say five people were arrested in connection with a violent bar fight at Club El Dorado yesterday.

According to authorities, the brawl was started by 19-year-old Angelica Busato, who hit people with an empty liquor bottle. A second suspect, 22-year-old John Gavilanes, grabbed the broken bottle and slashed a 35-year-old man with it repeatedly, police say.

The man sustained eye injuries so severe, doctors say he may lose his eye. Several others were also slashed by the suspects.

Police say this is the first fight to occur at the bar.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Organizers say they are still accepting memorabilia and 1 'Remembering World War I Project' works to preserve history
News 12, as local as local news gets. 2 Police: 2 pipe bombs found in vehicle in Newton
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 3 Neighborhood Brief for March 26
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 4 Neighborhood Brief for March 26
A nonprofit group is asking for the public's 5 Nonprofit aims to find homes for rescue dogs

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE