The ordeal, which started at about 9:30 p.m. in Terminal 8, prompted an airport-wide ground stop and the shut down of Terminals 1 and 8. Later, the Port Authority said no shots were fired what led to the panic is under investigation.
The clip recorded by someone at the airport shows officers with guns drawn yelling for people to get down. Alarms can also be heard going off in the background, as well as people screaming.
Watch it here:
They Port Authority requested assistance from the NYPD to investigate the matter.
No one was hurt.