“I’m completely devastated by what came about final evening,” he tweeted Saturday. “My prayers exit to the households and all these impacted by what occurred at Astroworld Competition. Houston PD has my complete help as they proceed to look into the tragic lack of life.
“I’m dedicated to working along with the Houston group to heal and help the households in want. Thanks Houston PD, Hearth Division and NRG Park for his or her rapid response and help.”
The group “for no matter motive started to push and surge in the direction of the entrance of the stage, which precipitated the individuals within the entrance to be compressed,” Houston Hearth Chief Sam Peña advised CNN Saturday morning.
Greater than 300 individuals had been handled at a discipline hospital arrange close to the pageant, Peña stated.
Twenty-three individuals had been taken to hospitals, and eight of them died, Peña stated. One affected person is 10 years outdated, and ultimately test was in important situation, Peña advised CNN Saturday morning.
A few of the sufferers had been in cardiac arrest as they had been taken to hospitals, Peña stated. Additional particulars in regards to the accidents weren’t instantly out there. The causes of loss of life can be decided by a health worker, he stated.
CNN’s Jason Hanna, Aya Elamroussi and Andy Rose contributed to this report.