No shooting at Salem Fair, despite social media rumors

Video shows officers on bikes shouting at people to move

SALEM, Va. – Salem police say there was not a shooting Thursday night at the Salem Fair.

A video posted Thursday night to Facebook said there was a shooting and a brawl at the fair.

Police say that was not the case, but rather officers were responding to a fight between young people.

The booms in the video that can be heard are fireworks, which went off at 10 p.m.

Video credit: Addison Shouse

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