ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Tragedy struck at the Main Street Armory on Sunday night when a concert turned into chaos, leaving one person dead and two critically injured.
The incident occurred when a large crowd began pushing towards the exits, following what some believed to be gunshots.
Rochester Police responded quickly to the scene, and while they found no evidence that a shooting had taken place, the injuries sustained by concert-goers were severe. A 33-year-old woman died, while two others were rushed to Strong Hospital in critical condition.
In addition to the three most seriously injured, six others were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The identities of those involved have not yet been released.
GloRilla and Finesse2tymes were the musical acts scheduled to perform at the concert, and after the incident, Gloria Hallelujah, aka GloRilla, took to Twitter to share her thoughts.
Dozens of police, firefighters, and medical personnel were at the scene, and a portion of the area was closed to traffic for some time. The investigation into the incident is ongoing, and police are urging anyone with information to come forward.
The Main Street Armory is a popular venue for concerts and events, and the incident has shocked the local community. Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of those affected by this tragedy, and we will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.