Two people are in custody and accused of hosting a cockfighting ring at their East Fort Worth home, police say.
According to police, officers responded to a disturbance call in the 3000 block of Burton Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. Police said that when officers arrived, they discovered a possible chicken fighting operation.
Fort Worth police spokesman Daniel Segura said 50 roosters seized and 8 were dead.
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Two homeowners were arrested and three others were ticketed, Segura said.
Animal Cruelty Detectives were notified and are investigating the incident.
No other information is available at this time.