Officials now say only 200 people were at Zillah cockfight

Officials now say only 200 people were at Zillah cockfight »Play Video

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. -- Action News learned the cockfighting event last weekend in Zillah wasn't as large as deputies originally thought.

Yakima County Sheriff's Investigators now say there were about 200 people at the scene. The initial news release indicated at least a thousand spectators.

Investigators couldn't give a firm explanation why the crowd was overestimated.

A ranch foreman accused of staging the event is charged with animal fighting.