At least one dead and eight injured after a stampede during a concert in Rochester, New York

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.

Agents initially responded to a report of gunshots inside the venue during a concert around 11:05 p.m. Arriving police officers found several injured people inside and assisted medical personnel in providing care, but found no evidence of a shooting inside 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 individuals are “currently listed as [in] critical condition, 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 Sunday night, acknowledges the incident in a tweet, saying: “Just found out what happened […] I pray everyone is safe.”


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