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Shooting, fights reported after San Jose, California, soccer game, police say

Five people were arrested in connection with the incidents, which occurred after the San Jose Earthquakes beat Cruz Azul 2-0 at PayPal Park.

Five people were arrested and one person was grazed by a bullet Thursday night after gunfire and multiple fights erupted following a soccer game in California, authorities said.

More than 40 officers responded to the chaotic scene at PayPal Park, which sits just west of San Jose's airport, city police said. Authorities declared the incident an "unlawful assembly."

One person suffered a "grazing bullet wound," while several others were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

Authorities have not released the names of the people charged, but said one of the suspects was arrested on firearms violations.

The match between the San Jose Earthquakes and Cruz Azul was billed as an "international friendly" competition, according to the Mercury News. However, it had its own share of violence.

Video posted on Twitter showed a fan jumping onto the field at some point during the game. The man could be seen running up to players and throwing a punch before being subdued by multiple team members. It was unclear why the person ran onto the field or if he was taken into custody.

The Earthquakes went on to beat Cruz Azul 2-0.

In a statement to NBC Bay Area, team officials said they were "aware of the incident that took place in the parking lot" following the match.

"The Earthquakes organization is very appreciative of the San Jose Police Department’s swift response and are working closely with the SJPD to gather more information at this time," the team said. "We are committed to working with the SJPD and our community to make our events a safe environment for all fans."