'There's no need to push people out of the way,' he told them.
'What happened is a barrier, I think, fell down. Of course it caused people to feel frightened and stuff like that. But nobody is trying to hurt anybody.
'You're all safe okay?' event curator, Martin 'I just want to tell you that. As far as I know, when you guys are ready, we can watch Janet Jackson.'
Meanwhile NYPD tweeted about the incident and confirmed Chief O'Reilly's news: "There were NO SHOTS FIRED at #GlobalCitizenFestival. The sound was a fallen barrier," the department wrote.