TAYLOR, Mich. -

It started out as a carnival at the Gibraltar Trade Center in Taylor, but police were forced to shut things down early Saturday evening after several fights broke out in the area.

Taylor Police say one of the fights quickly escalated out of control leading to several injuries.

There's still no word on what caused the altercations to escalate.

Gibraltar’s website billed the event as the “Downriver Fair and Expo” stating that it was a family friendly event.

Stay with Local 4 News and Clickondetroit.com for more on this developing story.