Travis Scott, Astro World concert last night in Houston ended in tragedy. Police say, 8 people have died with a large amount of injuries. According to TMZ, 50,000 people filled the sold-out venue, when, at around 9 PM people began surging toward the stage. People started getting crushed and panic ensued. According to Houston Fire Chief Sam Pena, “People began to fall out, become unconscious and it created additional panic.”
An Astro World insider also told TMZ, people were hopping on camera platforms, begging concert staff to end the show after the stampede erupted. They said, “Anything climbable was climbed.” They also say there were several thousand pairs of shoes left behind as people fled. When the concert shut down, they said a stage manager said the venue was now “a crime scene.” The Medical Examiner is going to be determining the cause of deaths. This was the first night of a three day music festival.