Sunday night, the Baltimore Ravens booked their first trip to the Super Bowl since the 2000 season, when they beat the New York Giants. Cities tend to celebrate sports successes like this, but if Twitter is to be believed, Baltimore residents did it in a bizarre way: they fired off guns.
Ahh. Welcome to Baltimore. Where as soon as the Ravens win, guns are shot in the air— Karl Groves
RT @T_Mac202: Lol. Lay lowâ€œ@MoCurlie: Aaaaaand here come the fireworks and gun shots. I heart Baltimore.â€— Dustin Brown
Oh man Baltimore is going CRAZY outside right now! Definitely hearing some fireworks and yelling…maybe a few gun shots?— Kali Ciesemier
Ahahaha my friend that lives in Baltimore said that everyone is shooting off their guns down there.. seems pretty accurate ðŸ˜‚— Perf Girlfriend
Gun shots all around Baltimore right now…ratchet ass city— Chann
Living in Baltimore right now is scary. I can’t determine if the screaming is from the game or the possible gun shots outside my house— Janet K.
I can hear the gun shots and I’m nowhere near Baltimore. Lol It’s not New Year’s. Lol ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚— BEATS I GOT
The amount of gun shots going off in Baltimore right now. Lol.— Monet Samone
Well that was fun, al I hear is gun shots n #baltimore thanks to the #RavenNation lol— Fitness Ryan
All you hear is gun shots & horns in Baltimore— HAIR_DIVA
Gun shots!!! Lord, neighbor and I ran in my house! I’m not dying over a game! #baltimore— Keisha Allen
Is it fireworks or gun shots I hear in Baltimore?— Sarah Turlington
Those were either gun shots or fire crackers.. You know you live in Baltimore when you can’t tell the difference.— Bianca Giorgilli
BALTIMORE RAVENS NATION !!!! ðŸ”«ðŸ”«ðŸ”«ðŸ”«ðŸ”« Gun Shots !! ðŸ‘ðŸ‘ðŸ’œðŸ˜ˆðŸˆðŸ‘ŒðŸ˜‚— Maia â¤
Eliminate ‘idk’ & ‘fireworks’ RT @Madam_Nisey: Idk if I’m hearing fireworks or gun shots. Either is plausible this close to Baltimore— Wait For It…
Gun shots in Baltimore area, keep your heads down. :/— theprez98 (æ€»ç»Ÿ)
Here’s the tricky part of living in Baltimore tonight: are these fireworks I hear or gun shots? #Ravens— Lauren Crowder
There go the gun shots!! I can always count on you Baltimore!— AB
I know my family in Baltimore is turning up tonight. My cousin said she heard gun shots so she assumed we won. ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜— la reina
RT @justdoitjerm: In Baltimore and after the win I go to the bathroom. I kid you not, I heard Gun shots in the melody of love sosa. #Ravens— à¼’Lil’Damoà¼’
Dear Baltimore, I know the Ravens won. And I am happy about that too. But stop discharing firearms into the air. This isn’t Pakistan.— N. Pitaphoros
Aaand now the fireworks and firearms start popping here in Baltimore. We keep it real, San Francisco. Get scared.— tterraB gniK
- At least 41 people have died in a suicide bombing attack on Istanbul's international airport, Turkish officials said.
- Brexit fallout: Leaders of the remaining European Union states will call for the UK's withdrawal to happen in an "orderly fashion" and quickly.
- Ready for the U.S. presidential election in November? It's #TurnUpToVote week at BuzzFeed and you can register here 🇺🇸