Scare sends crowd running near Hart Plaza during Detroit fireworks

Published On: Jun 24 2013 11:21:46 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2013 11:30:33 PM EDT

There was a moment of confusion and chaos Monday night during the fireworks in downtown Detroit.


There were tense moments Monday night as a crowd of people ran for safety near Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit.

Witnesses tell Local 4 that right after the fireworks show got started on the Detroit River a crowd of people, who thought shots were being fired in the area, ran for safety.

Detroit police told Local 4 there were no shots fired Monday night downtown despite witness reports. Many people said they thought shots were fired.

A couple of people were injured as the crowd started running, but no one was shot, police said.