Gunshots ring out as Chris Brown performs on stage – watch

R&B singer was appearing at San Jose nightclub on Sunday morning

A video has emerged of Chris Brown performing in a San Jose nightclub as a series of gunshots can be heard – click below to watch.

Brown was appearing at the Californian city’s Fiesta nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning (January 11). In the clip, Brown can be seen performing ‘Loyal’ when he appears to become distracted by something in the room. Moments later, the gunshots can be heard, and chaos ensues as attendees attempt to flee.

The San Jose Mercury reports that five were injured in the gunfire, which occurred at around 1.20am. Brown was not injured and police said all of the victims are expected to survive. Several people were detained following the incident, said the authorities.

A scheduled public appearance in San Diego on the evening of January 11 went ahead following consultation with the local police, reports Fox 5 San Diego.