Three Shot and One Dead After Shooting at Concert in New York

Irving PlazaPicture via @NoahHurowitz on Twitter

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.

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.

Twitter user @markygeezy captured a video of the moments after the shots were fired:

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.

Hensley Carrasco
Hensley graduated from the University of Rhode Island where he was the editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, the Good 5 Cent Cigar. He founded the site with hopes to add to the ever-growing digital music newsroom. Hensley generally writes about Hip-Hop, but other genres are not out of his writing spectrum. On the side, Hensley is a photographer, specializing in concert photography.

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