February 5, 2023
Travis Scott: What is known about the riot that killed 8 people at a Texas rapper show

Travis Scott: What is known about the riot that killed 8 people at a Texas rapper show

attributed to him, Reuters

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The audience was enjoying the Astroworld festival show before the riots that left 8 dead

Police in Houston, Texas, have opened a criminal investigation into the deaths of the Astroworld Festival on Friday (5/11).

At least eight people were killed and dozens injured after rioting in a crowd on the opening night of a concert in Houston, Texas. The ages of the victims ranged between 14 and 27 years.

The police are also investigating reports that someone from the public injected people with drugs.

The incident began around 9:15 pm on Friday (local time). Panic prevailed as the crowd began to head to the front of the stage during rapper Travis Scott’s performance.