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Concert shut down at the Civic after gunshots heard in parking lot

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Posted at 4:59 PM, Dec 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-27 16:59:43-05

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A Wednesday evening concert at the Civic in Cleveland Heights was shut down after gunshots were heard.

Police said around 10 p.m. there was a large disturbance at the venue. During this time, several gunshots were fired in the parking lot.

The crowds began to scatter and additional disturbances and fights broke out.

A few hundred people were in attendance.

The Civic was hosting a concert with several musical acts scheduled to perform.

Officers shut down the concert for the night to avoid further problems and dispersed the large crowds.

No injuries were reported.