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Alleged shooting inside Barclays Center still murky; if so, how did a gun get inside arena?

For now, the best source of information on the reported [basement?] "hallway" gunshot inside the Barclays Center on 4/21/18--allegedly by a member of rapper Tekashi69's entourage toward a rival rap crew--is the murkily-sourced celebrity gossip site TMZ?

TMZ reports today:
Law enforcement sources tell us 6ix9ine's manager, Tr3yway, is a person of interest in two separate gun-related incidents over the weekend -- one that occurred during the [Adrien] Broner fight [at Barclays], and another that went down just hours earlier on the streets of Brooklyn.
No official word

But law enforcement publicly has been closemouthed. Asked last night (at a meeting of the 78th Precinct Community Council) about the reported incident, New York Police Department 78th Precinct Commanding Officer Captain Jason Hagestad said he had no information to share, and that the Detective Bureau was investigating.

That doesn't count as much of a confirmation, since Michael Woods of NYFights.com got a vague statement, as reported, from the NYPD:
On Saturday, inside of 620 Atlantic Avenue at 2108 hours there is a report of Reckless Endangerment. An unknown suspect did discharge a firearm in a hallway at the location causing property damage. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
Was security breached, or inadequate?

But if there was a shooting, it raises serious questions about arena security procedures. Typical ticketholders have been required to go through a metal detector or get wanded.

Does the arena have a different, less stringent, procedure for special guests who might be driving into the arena's loading dock? Or going through the VIP entrance at grade?

Such questions, admittedly speculation, deserve some answers.

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