Panic Erupts as Child Brandishes Realistic Airsoft Gun at St. Augustine Beach Pier

A child caused panic at the St. Augustine Beach Pier when they flashed an Airsoft gun, which was mistaken for a real gun by others, causing chaos and people running towards one another. Witnesses reported hearing screams and seeing kids fall as they fled. The incident left many on edge, with some families hiding, even after learning the gun wasn’t real. Police are asking anyone with information or video footage to come forward.

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