Thursday, May 26, 2016

One Dead In Shooting At T.I. Rap Concert

'My heart is heavy today': Rapper T.I. reacts to shooting at his New York concert that left one dead and three wounded  

Rapper T.I. has released a statement lamenting the shooting that left one dead and three wounded at his gig in New York City on Wednesday night. A 33-year-old man died after being shot in the stomach at Irving Plaza concert hall at 10.15pm. Another man survived after being shot in the chest, and another who was shot in the leg. A woman, a 26-year-old model from the Bronx, also survived being shot in the leg, and later posted on Facebook: 'I'm SO VERY grateful for life'. T.I., whose real name is Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., made his first public comments about the incident on Instagram on Thursday. The Atlanta-born 35-year-old said: 'My heart is heavy today. Our music is intended to save lives, like it has mine and many others. 'My heartfelt condolences to the family that suffered the loss & my prayers are with all those injured. Respectfully, Tip.' An aspiring rapper has been arrested for his role in the shooting, charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of two weapons. The arrest came a few hours before New York City's police commissioner Bill Bratton called rap artists 'basically thugs'. Daily Mail Read More>>>>>>

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