A 911 caller in April told police a man sitting on a car might have a weapon, but he was just playing a bassoon.

A Springfield man’s bassoon was mistaken for a weapon, and Reddit users had plenty of jokes

The story of Springfield police responding to a report of a man with a weapon and then finding a man with a bassoon became popular on social media over the weekend.

HIS STORY: Someone called 911, but this man’s maple instrument wasn’t a gun. It was a bassoon.

On Reddit, users found plenty of ways to make light of the situation.

Here are some of the best comments:

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