Breaking: City, police leaders call press conference to discuss Fountain Square melee

Cincinnati city and police officials are expected to discuss this weekend's melee at Fountain Square in a press conference Monday afternoon.

Mayor John Cranley, City Manager Harry Black and Chief Jeffrey Blackwell will address the media at  2 p.m. inside City Hall, 801 Plum St.

In the latest violent incident to grab headlines in the days leading up to the July 14 All-Star Game, seven people were arrested in a melee on Fountain Square over the holiday weekend. Police came under attack and had to respond in riot gear.

FOX19 NOW will carry the press conference on our live stream.