PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — The Pigeon Forge Police Department said that no injuries were reported after a shooting at a Pilot gas station Friday night, during the 2021 Spring Rod Run.
Officials said that it happened at 4035 Parkway and involved four or five people. They said a bystander pullout out a handgun and fired two shots in the air. According to a video shared widely online, a fight broke out moments before the shots were fired.
In a video from the scene shared with 10News, a large crowd is gathered at the Pilot gas station. A couple of people appear to be standing on top of cars.
After a few moments, a cluster forms around some sort of scuffle. Two gunshots are heard. It is unclear who fired the shots.
People appear to scatter from the cluster, and someone off-camera can be heard saying "That's a gun" just before the video ends.
Police said they are still searching for information about the identity of the shooter. The video did not plainly show who the shooter was, officials said.
The Spring 2021 Rod Run attracts many car enthusiasts and returned to its original location at The LeConte Center. The event lasted from April 15 - 17.
Pigeon Forge police are investigating the shooting and are asking anyone with information or additional videos of the incident to reach out to them at (865) 453-9063.