Published: Tue, February 19, 2019
Medical | By Vicki Mclaughlin

Three injured after medical emergency at Hamilton performance mistaken for active shooter

Three injured after medical emergency at Hamilton performance mistaken for active shooter

A performance of hit musical "Hamilton" in San Francisco descended into chaos Friday night as theater-goers fled the show in panic after a member of the audience suffered a medical emergency.

Get push notifications with news, features and more. She was taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition on Friday night, the department said. The AED also triggered an alarm during the performance that resulted in "confusion and an un-organized rapid exit of the theater".

In a statement posted to Twitter, the theater wrote that "an audience member activated the theater's fire pull station".

Three people sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Baxter told PEOPLE on Saturday that one additional person was found to have been injured after their initial report. An Instagram video shows them returning inside from the street.

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CBS reporter Shirin Rajaee was in the audience and said people were ducking for cover within seconds of the alarm being raised.

Hundreds of patrons rushed from the Orpheum Theater in San Francisco after hearing shouts of "gun".

The incident happened at the SHN Orpheum Theatre when a woman suffered a medical emergency at about 10 p.m. San Francisco police said the woman collapsed at the same time as a scene on stage involving gunfire and audience members apparently though the woman might have been shot.

Along with SHN, the owners of the Orpheum, we remain dedicated to protecting the safety of our audiences and our own company members in every city where Hamilton plays.

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