GloRilla speaks out after 2nd person dies after concert being trampled on

Memphis hybrid rapper GloRilla spoke out after a second person is believed to have died following a stampede by a crowd at her concert in Rochester, New York on Sunday.

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GloRilla concertgoers gather on Sunday night

EQUAL Shade room previously reported, GloRilla fans in Rochester, New York came to see the rapper perform with Finesse2tymes. The concert is said to have taken place at the Rochester Main Street Armory, on Sunday.

During the performance, however, concertgoers are said to have started rushing towards the exit after hearing gunfire, which they identified as gunshots.

Rochester Police Chief David M. Smith later revealed that authorities did not “have any evidence of gunshots.” Nor did he say that authorities had any evidence “of anyone being shot or stabbed at the scene.”

The appearance of first responders after the stampede

As previously reported by TSR, the stampede took place around 11 p.m. First responders arrived on the scene and found “three women with serious injuries.” One of the women, identified as 33-year-old Rhondesia Belton, is presumed dead.

The two women who survived, along with seven others, were transported to nearby hospitals to receive treatment for “non-life-threatening injuries”.

Upon receiving news of the incident, GloRilla took to Twitter to share her shocked reaction with fans.

The mayor of Rochester has vowed to thoroughly investigate the matter

According to AP News, Mayor Malik Evans called the incident at Sunday’s concert “totally unacceptable.” In addition, he vowed that the authorities would “get to the bottom of this matter.”

We will hold everyone accountable for what happened last night.

EQUAL TSR As previously reported, the Rochester Police Department released a statement on social media. Furthermore, the department explains that they are extremely focused on “bringing[ing] accountable to the guilty.”

2nd person dies after stampede concert

On Monday night, News AP reported that a second woman, 35, had died following a stampede at the concert. Her name has not been released, but she is believed to be one of three first responders found in critical condition.

GloRilla returns to Twitter to share her devastation

GloRilla returned to Twitter at 11:44 p.m. Monday to share her grief with fans after learning of a second death at Sunday’s concert. The rapper explained that she is “heartbroken by tragic deaths.”

She is also “praying for the families” of those attending the concert and for the “quick recovery” of those affected by the stampede.

Based on AP News, Rochester Main Street Armory underwent a fire safety inspection in December. The site turned out to be “fire codes compliant.” In addition, the venue has a maximum capacity of 5,000 people. According to the source, the city’s fire department is working with police to determine if that capacity was exceeded at Sunday’s concert.

An upcoming A Boogie wit da Hoodie concert, scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled.

Furthermore, Mayor Evans shared a brief statement about the concert organization and important safety expectations.

If you go to a concert, you don’t want to be trampled. Your loved ones expect you to be able to come home and talk about the experience you had at that wonderful concert.


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