Houston Police Chief Warned Travis Scott Of Crowd Condition At Astroworld: Report

Written by on November 8, 2021

Houston Police Chief Troy Finner reportedly visited Travis Scott in his trailer to warn him of the risks of continuous with the present, previous to his set at the 2021 Astroworld Festival, in keeping with the New York Instances. Scott continued with the competition and a crowd surge ensued, ensuing within the deaths of eight concertgoers. Amongst those that died had been two teenagers, ages 14 and 16.

Pending investigations, Finner declined to substantiate whether or not the non-public dialog came about.

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Hearth Chief Samuel Peña mentioned {that a} diploma of the onus is on Scott, because the performer, for not pausing the present.

“The one one who can actually name for and get a tactical pause when one thing goes mistaken is that performer. They’ve that bully pulpit and so they have a accountability,” Peña informed the Times in a phone interview on Sunday. “If someone would have mentioned, ‘Hey, shut this factor down and activate the lights till this factor will get corrected’ — and that coming from the particular person with the mic — I believe might have been very useful.”

The Houston Police and Hearth Departments are investigating the competition, one thing Scott said he is cooperating with in an announcement over the weekend.

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