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Police: Reports of gunfire at rap concert but no shots fired

Posted 12:24 a.m. Saturday
Updated 9:23 a.m. Saturday

FILE - In this Saturday, May 6, 2017 file photo, Future performs at the Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square in New Orleans. Police say people leaving a concert by the rapper Future in Brooklyn reported hearing gunshots, but officers found no evidence of actual gunfire when they arrived. Some concertgoers reported on social media that some people started running and ducking for cover Friday night, May 19, 2017, after hearing the sound at the Barclays Center. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

— Police in New York say people leaving a concert by the rapper Future reported hearing gunshots, but officers found no evidence of actual gunfire when they arrived.

Some concertgoers reported on social media that some people started running and ducking for cover Friday night after hearing the sound at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The arena later tweeted that "a loud noise ...caused concern" while fans were exiting but "there were no gunshots tonight inside."

The Barclays Center is home to the Brooklyn Nets and the Islanders hockey team.

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