There were several fights Saturday night at Knott's Berry Farm,

The police asked people to stay away from the area during the investigation of the incident.

The decision was made to close the park three hours earlier.

Rumors of a shooting prompted scared patrons to hide.

One parkgoer wrote on Facebook,

But there was  no firing.

There are plans to reopen on July 17.

the statement said

We were only allowed out through the staff area.