A tense video has emerged showing a panicked crowd fleeing the scene of a Fourth of July celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where two police officers were shot.
The officers, a 36-year-old Philadelphia Police Highway Patrol officer and a 44-year-old member of the Montgomery County Bomb Unit, have been released from hospitals after being injured in the gunfire that erupted shortly before 10 p.m. at the Wawa Welcome America Festival.
Footage taken from the scene shows people climbing over barriers while fireworks are going off in the background.
"It is miraculous the fact that the round stopped in his hat," Philadelphia Police Department Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said. "I think initially it went up the inside and hit his forehead and then the round stopped in his hat."
The other officer, who was shot in the right shoulder, was transported to the same hospital.
Videos taken at the scene showed a large police presence directing people away from the area where the shooting took place.
Fox News’ Lawrence Richard contributed to this report.