MIDTOWN — A chaotic scene unfolded at Penn Station after Amtrak police used a Taser on someone Friday evening, according to officials and reports.
The MTA tweeted that Amtrak police used a Taser while arresting two people for "disobeying orders" at the station.
Amtrak PD placed 2 people into custody for disobeying orders at Penn Station. Taser was used on 1 during incident. NYSP on scene.— MTA (@MTA) April 14, 2017
The station was already crowded after a NJ Transit train got stuck in a tunnel under the Hudson River Friday afternoon.
There was no immediate information on injuries.
Some passersby took to Twitter to show what the station looked like after the incident:
This is the aftermath of what was arguably the scariest 5 minutes of my life. pic.twitter.com/pQyGUxnOLz— Dorothy Vickery (@DorothyVickery) April 14, 2017