BETHLEHEM, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Crowds attending Musikfest in Bethlehem, PA, were seen fleeing the festival due to what police are calling a shooting.
According to the Bethlehem Police department, a shooting occurred at “Musikfest” on August 13 somewhere between West Lehigh and Spring streets in Bethlehem, Lehigh County.
Investigators say a 20-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and taken to an area hospital where he remains in stable condition.
The video below shows crowds fleeing from the festival as law enforcement approached the scene.
Officials said this was an isolated incident between two individuals at the festival.
As a precaution, Musikfest officials shut down the event for the night, but the City of Bethlehem authorized the festival to continue at noon on August 14.
The Bethlehem Police Department is investigating this incident.