at least one dead and eight injured after a stampede during a concert in Rochester
(CNN) — A 33-year-old woman was killed and eight other people were injured at the Rochester Main Street Armory music venue in Rochester, New York, during a concert on Sunday night, according to a statement from the city police.
Officers initially responded to a report of gunshots inside the venue during a concert around 11:05 p.m. Arriving officers found several injured people inside and assisted medical personnel in providing care, but found no evidence of a shooting inside. from the premises
“The injuries appear to be the result of a large crowd pushing towards the exits following accounts of people hearing what they believed to be gunshots,” Lt. Nicholas Adams said in the statement.
Three adults were transported by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital. A 33-year-old woman was pronounced dead; the other two people “are currently listed as [en estado] critical, potentially in danger of death,” the statement said. Six other people were dropped off by private vehicles at area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
Rapper GloRilla, who was performing at the venue on Sunday night, acknowledges the incident in a tweet, saying: “Just found out what happened […] I pray that everyone is okay.”