Shooting scare creates panic situation at Times Square in New York
New York : A lot of tourists and people at the Times Square were left bewildered amid scare of another mass shooting incident on Tuesday.
Conflicting statements were recorded from the feared tourists who claimed to have heard a gun shot. It is not clear if that was a huge bang from a motorcycle or a fight on 42nd Street.
The New York Police is yet to make an official statement on the matter.
Several families were seen crying on 44th and 45th Street on Eighth Avenue after a sea of tourists started running all over.
As mentioned by several tourists present at the site, a huge bang was heard that created a panic situation in the area.
They ran into shopping stores, hotels, restaurants amid scare of a mass shooting, in the wake of recent Texas and Ohio incidents in which 31 people were left dead.
The NYPD and ambulances covered the area within minutes while certain shows on the Broadway were immediately halted.
An eyewitness told IANS that there was a fight on 42nd street, after which the panic triggered.
US President Donald Trump has condemned hatred and white supremacy in a public address following the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio late on Saturday.