Hundreds of youths leaving a festival at UCLA went on a rampage, smashing dozens of windows in the latest melee to hit an upscale shopping and theater district surrounding the university.

Several minor injuries were reported, including to a police officer hurt in a fall and a freelance cameraman struck over the head by one of the youths.The melee, including gunfire, erupted at 12:30 a.m. Sunday when UCLA and Los Angeles police attempted to clear the campus shortly after the Mardi Gras carnival closed for the night.