Elizabeth Hernandez, 19, was among the hundreds celebrating pride when she said she heard "pop, pop" and suddenly barricades were being tossed over and a crowd of people starting running frantically from the area.
Officers arrested a second person - Melissa Duffy, 43, - who identified herself as Singh's "significant other" on a single charge of "Assault on A Police Officer-Simple Assault", Washington Blade news reported.
Police are still investigating loud sounds heard in the area, but Rivera said there was no evidence that any shots were fired or that anyone was injured by the gun that was recovered.
Singh claimed "he pulled out the gun on an unidentified individual who was hitting his significant other", the police said. "Upon observing the indicated bag, which was partially open, Officer Maio observed what appeared to be the body and trigger of a silver handgun", says the report.
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The weapon turned out to be a BB gun, police said.
"We can't enable this incident to fracture the pleasure celebration occurring this weekend", Smith mentioned.
In a statement on Twitter, parade organisers Capital Pride said all of their events would continue "with safety precautions in place". She said fire department personnel were "on the scene to treat minor injuries / due to reports of a shooting".
Guillermo Rivera, a commander with the Metropolitan Police Department, said the department had an "adequate amount of resources on the ground, which is why we were able to respond so quickly".
Singh is expected to appear in court today. The alert police immediately arrested him and his BB gun was captured from his brown bag.