Sounds of gunshots turn out to be sound effects

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NEWBURGH – Newburgh Town and City Police SWAT teams converged on
an office building at 436 Robinson Avenue on the city line shortly after
3:30 Monday afternoon for a report of hearing someone in the building
threatening people with a gun.

Police converged on the building and blocked off Route 9W.

Officers from both police departments conducted a search of the building
and found three uninvolved people including the caller. They were escorted
from the building.

Investigation determined one of the office suites houses a production
company that was doing voiceovers that involved playing recordings of
a man threatening people with a gun.

The production company staff had left the building just before the police
arrived.