News update: Authorities release additional information concerning deadly concert

Posted on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 at 11:29 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – More information has been released concerning the deadly performance by Travis Scott at the Astworld festival last week, ABC 13 reports.

One of the dozens injured in the incident was Ezra Blount, 9. Blount was atop his father’s shoulders when the crowd began surging the stage. However, Ezra’s father passed out and fell, which caused Ezra to be trampled by concert-goers.

Blount was taken to the hospital in a coma with major organ damage and brain swelling. He was initially admitted as a John Doe until family member found him.

Like many of the victims from the concert, the Blount family are looking for someone to accept accountability for the mass casualty event.

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