Police say no shots fired in Times Square; chaos ensued after planter falls

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Monday, August 30, 2021
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Chaos erupted in Times Square on Sunday night after what sounded like gunshots were fired near West 46th and Broadway.

TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Chaos erupted in Times Square on Sunday night after what sounded like gunshots were fired near West 46th and Broadway.

After police canvassed the area, it was determined that no shots were fired.

It appears that a planter might have fallen, causing panic as dozens of people, who started to run away.

A man did suffer an injury during the time of the incident, but it's unclear if it related to the chaos.

This is a developing story, stay with abc7NY for the latest

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