One particular person was shot and injured at a Lil Child present in Memphis, Tennessee, final evening (September 7), police and native media have mentioned.
The Memphis Police Division mentioned on social media that officers had responded to a report of a taking pictures at 10:23 p.m. at 191 Beale Avenue, which is the handle of the FedEx Discussion board, the place Lil Child was enjoying.
A male sufferer was taken to hospital and is now not in a crucial situation. No different accidents have been reported and the identification of the shooter was not identified.
— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) September 8, 2023
In response to a police press launch, the present was cancelled instantly after the taking pictures and the venue was evacuated.
Preliminary investigations have decided that the taking pictures was premeditated and the sufferer was purposely focused. The police mentioned that they have been working with the FedEx Discussion board to find out how the gun was introduced into the venue with out being noticed throughout routine bag searches.
Lil Child confirmed on his X/Twitter account that those that attended the present can be refunded. “Sadly I Couldn’t Carry out Final Night time In Memphis , Ima Make Positive Everyone Will get A Refund Tho,” he wrote.
Sadly I Couldn’t Carry out Final Night time In Memphis , Ima Make Positive Everyone Will get A Refund Tho 🏽
— Lil Child (@lilbaby4PF) September 8, 2023
A consultant for the rapper didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from The Related Press.
Earlier this yr, Lil Child took half in The Grammys’ star-studded celebration of hip-hop in honour of the fiftieth anniversary of the style.
The second was preceded by Dr. Dre being recognised with the International Impression Award, which has now been renamed the Dr. Dre International Impression Award.