False Active Shooter Reports Cause Stampede, Injuries at Rolling Loud Miami

Last night at Rolling Loud in Miami, false reports of an active shooter on the festival premises caused a stampede among attendees running for the exits. Videos taken during the event show a large group of festival-goers in a state of alarm, rushing towards the exits. Some attendees made it known on Twitter that they had sufferedminor injuries as a result of the panic.

Shortly after the incident, the festival issued the following statement via Twitter: “There was a false alarm of an incident on site that caused people to panic. The situation has been confirm by police as a false alarm. The show is proceeding as planned with slight delays. Thank you for your patience. Anyone who ran out of the venue who still has their wristband on can re enter through security at the festival gates.”

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Jacob Worek