MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a number of people were injured at an indoor sports complex in Pennsylvania after some kind of incident triggered a rush by the crowd for the exits.
Diane Garber, emergency services coordinator for East Hempfield Township, said the 2:20 p.m. Sunday incident at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim apparently started as a fight during a basketball tournament, but there has been no confirmation of initial reports of a weapon being involved.
“We have no information of anything other than mass chaos and everybody leaving the facility in a very disorganized manner,” she said.
Garber said there were fewer than a dozen injuries, with six to eight people transported to hospitals, all with non-life-threatening injuries. Police are investigating.
Police, fire and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the complex, which has been evacuated as police investigate.
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