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Video of Travis Scott performing at Astroworld shows him dancing while authorities treat an unconscious fan.
A "mass-casualty", or event that occurred during Friday's concert, resulted in the deaths of at least eight people and injured hundreds more.
After Astroworld was declared a mass-casualty incident by police, Scott continued to play for over 30 minutes.
Video of Travis Scott performing in a viral video has gone viral. First responders are seen trying to revive a fan who is unconscious during the deadly Astroworld festival.
After Scott's performance, the Houston crowd surged forward, eight people were killed and many more were hurt in a "mass causalty" incident.
Scott's three-year-old daughter Stormi lives with Kylie Jenner. She shared an Instagram account where she said that Scott and Stormi didn't know what was going on in the crowd until they read media reports about the deaths during the festival.
Jenner posted on Instagram that she was not aware of any fatalities and would not have continued filming or performing if the news had come out after the show.
The incident was captured by concertgoers who posted the footage to social media. A TikTok video that has been deleted shows first responders treating a person. Scott continues to perform some distance above the scaffolding.
Similar footage was also posted on Twitter and received more than 2,000,000 views.
At 9:38 p.m. on Friday, authorities declared a "mass casualty event," Houston Fire Chief Samuel Pena stated during a press conference. According to The New York Times, the Houston Chronicle and The Houston Chronicle, the rapper continued performing for 37 more minutes until 10:15 p.m.
Joshua Zitser, Eyewitnesses, said that they tried to get organizers to cancel the concert. However, their pleas were ignored and video footage showed crowd members chanting "Stop the Show" as more people fell in the crowd.
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Astroworld's promoters issued a statement Saturday saying that they "are focused to support local officials however we possibly can."
The tweet stated that authorities had previously mentioned that they were investigating the cardiac arrests that occurred. Houston Police is available for any information.
Live Nation, the festival's producer, released a statement on Saturday saying that it was "heartbroken" for those who were hurt or lost at Astroworld last night. As they investigate the matter, we will continue to provide information and assistance to the authorities.
Scott posted a statement Saturday saying he was "absolutely distraught" by the incident. He also extended prayers for the families affected.
He said, "Houston PD has all my support as they continue looking into the tragic loss in life." "I'm committed to working with Houston to heal and support families in crisis."
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