Travis Scott is usually in the news due to his relationship with Kylie Jenner. Scott finally had his first concert in long. However, the concert ended in tragedy.
According to TMZ, Travis Scott’s first night of his Astroworld concert in Houston ended in the deaths of 8 people after a stampede took place. More than 300 people also suffered injuries.
50,000 people filled the sold-out venue. However, at around 9 PM, people began surging toward the stage. People got crushed, which led to mass hysteria. According to Houston Fire Chief Sam Pena, “People began to fall out, become unconscious and it created additional panic.”
8 people lost their lives during the tragic incident. 11 people went into cardiac arrest and were rushed to the hospital. More than 300 fans went to the field hospital near the venue.
Before all hell broke loose, Travis stopped the show several times during his 75-minute set. This is because he noticed some of the fans in the front were in distress. At one point Travis even asked for security to help a specific person.
Several fans knocked over barricades and rushed into the venue. Several ambulances were also rushed to the scene. This was the first night of what was scheduled to be a 3-day festival. The second night has already been cancelled and it is likely to third will as well.
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