Roots Picnic, Philadelphia 2019
Five people injured after a stampede broke out at Roots Picnic
The incident happened during 21 Savage’s set at the music festival at the Mann Center; police say someone claimed another concertgoer had a gun
5 Injured In Stampede During False Gun Scare At Roots Picnic In Philadelphia
“People were kicking down the fences. It was intense,” said one witness.
‘I Never Really Experienced That’: False Gun Scare Prompts Stampede, Chaotic Start To Roots Picnic
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Roots Picnic got off to a rocky start Saturday night at Fairmount Park after a gun scare resulted in several people hospitalized. Five people were injured in a stampede after police say a person falsely claimed they had a gun shortly after 6:30 p.m.
Police have confirmed several injuries occurred during a stampede at the Roots Picnic https://t.co/kSzcSeV054— Pitchfork (@pitchfork) June 3, 2019
Gun Scare During 21 Savage's Roots Picnic Set Causes Stampede, Injuring 5: Report
A gun scare at the Roots Picnic resulted in the hospitalization of several festivalgoers on Saturday evening, according to CBS Philly. Five people were reportedly injured during a stampede as a result of the false gun threat that took place around 6:30 p.m. ET in the midst of 21 Savage’s set.