Many questions follow a large disturbance Tuesday night at a gym at Texas College just before 9 p.m.
Police say fights broke out amidst a crowd of up to 300 people. Young children were present.
Officers used non-lethal weapons -- pepper powder and pepper spray, and police say there were no serious injuries. Five people were arrested, accused of crimes from assault on a public servant to participating in a riot.
23-year old Chadrian LeAndrew Foreman has the most charges facing him, from felony retaliation to participation in a riot.
19-year old Justo Jesus Hernandez faces charges including retaliation and evading arrest.
21-year-old DeShawnda Necole Smith was charged with disorderly conduct.
19-year-old Mearland Shane Jackson is charged with felony assault and resisting arrest.