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.

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.

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