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Massive Brawl At Resorts World Casino In Queens Go Viral

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A massive brawl erupted late Friday night at a casino in Queens.

As CBS2's Ilana Gold reported, hundreds of people at the World Resorts Casino in Ozone Park saw the fight and began recording it on their cellphones. Now, the video is going viral.

"Didn't really see much of people calling the cops, you just see people trying to get footage of it," witness Jermaine Carry told 1010 WINS' Darius Radzius.

In the video, taken around 10:30 p.m., people are seen hurling chairs across the food court and throwing punches as innocent bystanders try to run out and avoid injury.

Carry told the Associated Press some line-cutting sparked ire as hundreds of people waited to buy daiquiris at a new Fat Tuesday bar. He said then it was "like a wild frat party gone wrong.''

"All I remember was it was chairs flying everywhere, it was chaotic. It was too much going on at one time a lot of people were there, the line was ridiculously long," witness Elize Brown said.

Massive Brawl Erupts At Resorts World Casino In Queens

"It was chaos, it was like Royal Rumble, WWE," one witness told CBS2.

The chaos then spilled out to the parking lot. One person took dashcam video which appears to show a man pulling out a gun and shooting, CBS2's Dave Carlin reported.

Police confirmed the shots fired, and said no one was hit.

Police said they are searching for a pair of men in connection with the apparent shooting.

Massive Brawl Erupts At Resorts World Casino In Queens

Police said there were 300 people present at the time of the incident and only a few reported minor injuries, including an officer who hurt their hand.

"People who had nothing to do with it got hurt," Carry said.

Witnesses tell 1010 WINS about 30 people were involved in the fight.

However, the damage to the casino is fairly extensive, Gold reported. Investigators said repairs will cost up to $4,000.

Saturday morning, the fight was getting a lot of attention on social media and even trended on Twitter as hundreds sounded off.

"We are reviewing all aspects of this unfortunate event and are fully committed to taking steps to ensure similar acts do not take place ever again," the casino said Saturday.

Three men were arrested in connection with this fight and charged with disorderly conduct.

One of the men had charges against him dropped during a court appearance Saturday afternoon. The other two -- Jovan Bovall  and Marcus Stewart -- were issued summonses and released without bail, CBS2' Carlin reported.

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