We now have a better view of the context of what happened at Irving Plaza in New York City on Wednesday night (May 25) as new footage has surfaced.
JonJonTV released video of T.I. backstage moments before the shooting. It then cuts to right after it happened and perhaps gives us the best look at some of the people who were knocked down by the gunfire that claimed one person’s life and injured three other people, including Troy Ave, who was grazed in the leg by a bullet.
Reps for T.I. referred all inquiries to the NYPD as details of the shooting are still limited. According to an eyewitness for The New York Times, the shooting began after a backstage fight spilled on-stage during a performance by Maino and Uncle Murda. A gunman opened fire in a VIP green room above the stage, where approximately 50 people were reportedly present. Another eyewitness told the New York Daily News that the shooting occurred over a beef between Troy Ave and Maino’s crews.
The show was shut down after the shooting as T.I., who was uninjured, didn’t make it out to perform. Officials say security footage of the event exists, however no arrests have been made as of now.
Check out some footage of what went down at Irving Plaza below.
(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)