NYPD: 10 people hurt after mistaking noise as gunfire outside Barclays Center

Police say a large crowd rushed to escape what they thought was an active shooter. This caused pandemonium and injuries during the stampede.

News 12 Staff

May 29, 2022, 10:07 PM

Updated 749 days ago

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At least 10 people were injured after loud noises were mistaken for gunfire outside of the Barclays Center early Sunday morning.
Police say a large crowd that attended a boxing match rushed to escape what they thought was an active shooter. This caused pandemonium and injuries during the stampede.
Police reiterate that there no shots were actually fired.
The investigation concluded that what was initially mistaken as gunfire was a "sound disturbance."


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