Usain Bolt’s Historic Sprint May Have Triggered Panic at JFK Airport

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Sunday night's confusion-filled panic at John F. Kennedy International Airport may have been caused by a 911 caller mistaking a raucous celebration of Usain Bolt’s Olympic victory for something more ominous, two police sources told ABC News.

By the time police responded at 9:34 p.m. Sunday, they were receiving report of "shots fired," prompting a shutdown of one of the world's busiest airports.

There were no injuries during the incident, according to police.

Operations at the airport didn't resume until 12:45 a.m. Monday after police had given the all-clear, finding no evidence of gunshots.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials have spent the day combing through security camera footage, according to the sources.

So far, no images or audio indicate any gunshots Sunday night.

Bolt won gold in the 100 meter competition in ta ime of 9.81 seconds, securing himself the title of the fastest man in the world.

During the shutdown, police searched every part of Terminal 8, a usually packed American Airlines terminal, looking for evidence of a gun, bullets or a victim. The search turned up nothing.

The false alarm at Terminal 8 preceded another one at Terminal 1, which was then shut down and searched.

Video taken by a witness Sunday night contains a loud noise that could be mistaken for the reported gunshot, but law enforcement officials have told ABC News that this is not the case. They said this video originated as the terminal was already being cleared.

The video shows a group of police officers walking through the terminal with long guns, yelling for people to get down on the floor.

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Charlottesville mayor to issue statement on Robert E. Lee statue

Charlottesville mayor to issue statement on Robert E. Lee statueMark Wilson/Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will issue a statement Friday afternoon after canceling a news conference at which he was expected to "make a major announcement" regarding the local statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and the legacy of the woman killed during a protest sparked by the city's plans to remove the statue.

His news conference had been scheduled for noon on Friday, but the mayor tweeted Friday morning that "we are canceling today’s press conference and instead issuing a statement in the afternoon."

FYI all: we are canceling today’s press conference and instead issuing a statement in the afternoon. Stay tuned.

— Mike Signer (@MikeSigner) August 18, 2017

FYI, the reason for the change is we decided a statement rather than a press event was the best medium for the ideas I want to convey today.

— Mike Signer (@MikeSigner) August 18, 2017

The statement comes six days after a Unite the Right rally sparked by Charlottesville's plan to remove the Lee statue from a local park turned deadly.

The rally was attended by neo-Nazis, skinheads and Ku Klux Klan members. They were met with hundreds of counterprotesters, which led to street brawls and violent clashes.

A driver plowed into counterprotesters, killing Heather Heyer, 32, and injuring several others. The suspected driver is in custody, facing charges including second-degree murder.

Despite the "painful" event, "we’re not going to let them define us,” Signer told ABC News earlier this week of the agitators.

"They’re not going to tell our story," he said. "We’re going to tell our story. And outsiders -- their time has come and gone. This city is back on their feet, and we’re going to be better than ever despite this."

Signer compared his hopes for Charlottesville's recovery to the aftermath of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting in June 2015 that killed nine people. The gunman in that attack said he wanted to start a race war, but the tragedy instead united the city.

"There’s a memorial right now in front of Charlottesville City Hall that’s flowers and a heart that talks about the love that we have here. Those are the images that are going to replace these horrific ones from this weekend. That’s the work that we have as a country," Signer said.

"That’s what happened in Charleston. There were those horrible images of those people bloodied and killed and weeping from the church. But they were replaced quickly, steadily, by the work that started to happen. By people who said, 'You’re not going to tell our story for us. We’re going to tell our story.'

"And that’s what’s happening in this community. That’s my work as the mayor here -- is not to allow these hateful people who just don’t get this country to define us," he said. "And they’re not going to define us."

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