Shooting At T.I.’s NYC Show. 1 Dead, Rapper Troy Ave Wounded
Three men and a woman were shot in a third-floor green room during the concert at Irving Plaza in Union Square shortly after 10 p.m., police said.
A 33-year-old man who was shot in the stomach died at Beth-Israel Hospital, according to NYPD Chief of Detectives William Aubry.
A 34-year-old man who was shot in the chest is in critical condition. A 33-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were both shot in the leg and are expected to survive.
According to multiple sources, one of the wounded was rapper Troy Ave.
Troy Ave’s management has just confirmed with us that he was grazed by a bullet at tonight’s TIP concert:
— Karen Civil (@KarenCivil) May 26, 2016
Gunshots just went off at the T.I concert, never been so scared in my life pic.twitter.com/rn0CjpAuaU
— Marco (@markygeezy) May 26, 2016
“T.I. was about to go on. We saw, like, two people up on the VIP arguing, and then everybody started running because they heard the shots.” one witness said.
Uncle Murda and Maino were reportedly on stage when the shooting occurred.
This story is developing. Stay tuned for updates