At least one person was injured in an explosion in Central Park Sunday morning. CBS New York reports one victim suffered an injured leg and is being treated by emergency responders. An eyewitness told CBS New York that a man was climbing a rock structure and stepped on something that "exploded." The extent of the victim's injuries is unknown at this time. A FDNY spokesperson told CBS News that the explosion happened near the corner of 5th Avenue and 68th Street, and the call came in at 10:53 a.m. The spokesperson said it is a major injury and that it may involve a possible amputation.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.