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No arrests, few minor injuries reported after shooting scare at Broadway at the Beach

Scene at Broadway at the Beach after shooting scare

Rumors of a shooting spread quickly at Broadway at the Beach. Police say there was no shooting, but video shows people panicking as they run from the scene and a huge response from law enforcement.
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Rumors of a shooting spread quickly at Broadway at the Beach. Police say there was no shooting, but video shows people panicking as they run from the scene and a huge response from law enforcement.

No arrests have been made after a fight broke out at Broadway at the Beach during a Fourth of July fireworks show, according to police. Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue transported one person to the hospital who got hurt at some point during the incident, but it is not clear if that person was injured in the fight or the panic that followed.

Police responded to the tourist attraction for a large fight, according to Capt. Joey Crosby with the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

"During the altercation, someone yelled or made reference to a gun or active shooter situation, which caused people to panic and run with the events that happen today in the world as we know them," Crosby said.

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Lt. Jon Evans, spokesperson for Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, said seven units responded to the scene. He did not know the extent of the person's injuries or how many people were treated on scene.

Horry County Fire Rescue personnel treated at least four people on scene with minor injuries, said Mark Nugent with HCFR.

Crosby said police are conducting an investigation and working with officials from Broadway at the Beach for further details on what caused the fight to break out.

At this time, police do not have any suspects, Crosby said.

Spectators panic and run from a rumored shooter at Broadway at the Beach during the Fourth of July fireworks show in Myrtle Beach. Police say the rumors were false and there was no active shooter. Video courtesy of Joe Czapla & Geoff Makis

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