Crowd Flees Philadelphia Fourth of July Celebrations Amid Shooting

At least two officers were injured in a shooting at a Fourth of July fireworks display in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, officials said.

Police said the officers were taken to hospital and later released. No arrests had been made.

Footage by Alex Dzomba shows crowds running in panic from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Credit: Alex Dzomba via Storyful

Video transcript

[FIREWORKS EXPLODING]

[PEOPLE SCREAMING]

- That feels like lots of people to me.

[PEOPLE SCREAMING]

- What are they saying?

[CAR ALARM BLARING]

[PEOPLE YELLING]

[HELICOPTER CROSSES OVERHEAD]

- [INAUDIBLE] it on film?

- I'm getting the whole thing on video.

[PEOPLE YELLING]

- The whole Parkway just completely cleared.

[FIREWORKS EXPLODING]

- Still a lot of people there.

- A fire-- but that's, like--

- A fire?

- Or no, no, no. No, I mean, like, a car alarm is going off.

- Oh, my God.

[LAUGHTER]

[HELICOPTER CROSSES OVERHEAD]

[CAR HORN HONKS]

- A lot of bikes [INAUDIBLE], is there not? Parking on the road.

- What is that? The cops literally didn't even respond.

- All right. That's-- that must mean it was nothing? Like, hopefully? Still a bunch of people. But nobody's running on foot, so [INAUDIBLE] be that crazy.

- Yeah.

- That's good. [INAUDIBLE]

[PEOPLE YELLING]

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