Shots ring out at Irving Plaza in New York.
Update: In an update by New York Police Chief William Aubry, as posted by Myles Miller–a reporter for New York’s PIX 11–four people were confirmed to have been shot and one was reported dead at Beth Israel Hospital.
According to multiple reports, the man who died at BIH is reported to be Ronald McPhatter, better known as Banga, of Troy Ave’s B$B group.
After some investigation, police found there to have been another person shot who was being treated at the New York University (NYU) hospital. The 30-year-old man, who is reported to be New York-rapper Roland Collins–better known by his stage name, Troy Ave–was transported to the hospital by “private means,” according to the NYPD.
— Myles Miller (@MylesMill) May 26, 2016
Below is the original article:
A shooting in New York’s Irving Plaza has left at least three people wounded and one of the three in critical condition.
During tonight’s T.I. concert at Irving Plaza near Union Square, shots were fired at about 10 p.m., according to CBS New York. In the shooting, the three people who were confirmed to have been shot all have varying degrees of injuries. One man was shot in the chest–and is in critical condition–a woman was shot in the leg and another man was grazed, according to the New York Post.
Three people shot at 17 Irving Place in Manhattan. Scene safe at this time. Please stay clear of area. More details to follow.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) May 26, 2016
— NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) May 26, 2016
Twitter user @markygeezy captured a video of the moments after the shots were fired:
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
At the time of writing, there have not been any arrests made and police continue to investigate. The police have locked the building down and continue to search for suspects.
The concert, which was immediately cancelled after the shooting, was headlined by Atlanta-rapper T.I. and was to feature artists Maino, Uncle Murda, Anderson .Paak and others.