Scare sends crowd running near Hart Plaza during Detroit fireworks

Witnesses say some people thought shots were fired Monday night during Detroit fireworks

By Dave Bartkowiak Jr. - Digital Managing Editor

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.

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