(Gossip-Grind) Rapper Troy Ave Shot During T.I.’s Concert In NYC
Several people were shot last night during a concert in New York City. One person has reportedly died from their gunshot wounds, and at least three others were hit. Among the injured was New York rapper Troy Ave. Sources say that Troy was shot in the leg while he was in the backstage area.
T.I. was set to headline the show at Irving Plaza tonight but his reps tell XXL he never hit the stage. NYPD Chief Aubry says Uncle Murda and Maino were onstage when the shooting occurred.
Security was lax at the venue, as bags were barely being searched and metal detectors were nowhere to be found.
At least one person has died from tonight’s incident according to the NYPD.
The shooting occurred backstage in the third floor green room area. A police source told a PIX 11 reporter there’s surveillance footage of the suspect in the green room with a gun. Below you can see officers sweeping the area outside the venue for evidence. (XXL)