Three people were killed in a crowd surge Sunday night at a Glorilla concert in Rochester, New York, local officials confirmed Thursday, as investigators continue to probe the cause of the deadly stampede that injured seven others.
The third person to die as a result of the stampede was a 35-year-old concert performer, police announced, confirming a woman named Aisha Stephens was taken to a Rochester area hospital in critical condition.
Haskins’ death followed the deaths of 33-year-old Rondesia Belton and 35-year-old Brandi Miller, who also died in the mob lynching.
Police believe the stampede began when show attendees believed they heard gunshots inside the venue and began running for the exits as the concert was ending around 11 p.m. Sunday. Although police later confirmed that no shots were fired.
one in Post On Twitter, Glorilla said she learned about the crowd surge about an hour after police started, and said she was "devastated and heartbroken by the tragic deaths following Sunday's show," adding: "My fans Means the world to me. Praying for their families and a speedy recovery for all those affected."
Rochester Police Chief David Smith said in a statement that preliminary reports indicated that one person was dead and two more were in critical condition, "fighting for their lives", after exiting the concert. After crushing the people heading towards the door. Press conference monday. Ikea concert attendee who narrowly survived the stampede told a local station WHC She remembered "seeing life flash before my eyes" as she fell to the ground, she said, holding onto the other woman on the ground. Rochester police closed the Main Street Armory indefinitely after the concert, denying a one-year renewal of the venue's entertainment license, Smith announced In a news conference, the decision to deny the license was described as "one step we can take immediately to ensure that the events of Sunday night are not repeated." Smith said he rejected the venue's application after venue officials failed to show To hold a meeting with the police in the wake of the stampede.
In November 2021, another stampede struck the crowd at a Travis Scott concert at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, killing 10 people. Scott, attorneys representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against festival organizers and promoter Live Nation claim that approximately 5,000 people were injured at the concert, including 700 who required "extensive" medical treatment. Last October, more than 150 people were killed in a stampede at a Halloween celebration in Seoul, South Korea, with nearly 200 more injured as a result of a crowd surge, which occurred in a narrow street in central Seoul.
The Rochester Main Street Armory closed indefinitely after a deadly stampede at a Glorilla concert. latest (Democrat and Chronicle)
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