Howard University’s famous homecoming festivities take place this weekend, but unfortunately they’re not off to such a great start as it’s being reported students were trampled at the gates of the school.
NBC Washington reports:
D.C. Police and rescue personnel are responding to calls for several people injured — possibly trampled — at the gates of Howard University Friday afternoon, as the university’s homecoming festivities began.
Just after 3 p.m. Friday, several people tried to rush a gate to the homecoming concert YardFest, at 6th Street NW and Howard Place. Police were called to the scene when people from the other side of the gate pushed back and several individuals were injured.
According to officials with Howard University, four people were treated at the scene and another was hospitalized. Two police officers also suffered minor injuries.
An instagram video moments before chaos began.
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