12 Injured At Lil Wayne Show After False Gunshot Warning Causes Stampede

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“Hope everyone at A3C is safe!!” Weezy told his fans.
Paula Rogo Oct, 08, 2018

At least a dozen people were injured Sunday after pandemonium broke out at a Lil Wayne concert in Atlanta due to an altercation, which many concertgoers believed were gunshots.

“Tha Carter V ” rapper was performing at the annual A3C Festival late Sunday when the crowd suddenly attempted to flee the scene, police said. The Atlanta Police Department were then “unable to locate any evidence to support claims that shots were fired,” ABC News reports.

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Most of the injuries were minor, according to the police.

Late Sunday night, Weezy took to Twitter to wish his fans well after the incident.

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“Hope everyone at A3C is safe!!” he wrote.

The festival also issued a statement via Twitter, expressing regret that the incident had happened.

“Sadly, there was an altercation tonight that ended Lil Wayne’s performance, “ A3C Festival wrote. “We are still collecting information to determine exactly what happened and will provide follow up information as soon as we know more details. Please be assured that the law enforcement officers present have confirmed that there were no weapons involved.”

“This was a very sad way to end what had been an otherwise amazing week of music, friendship, and connections. Thank you to everyone for your amazing support and all week. We love y’all,” the statement concluded.