Houston PD Update on Astroworld Festival: Eight Deaths and Over 300 Injuries

Some Concertgoers May Have Been Assaulted with Toxic Substance in Syringes at Time of Stampede

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The Houston Police Department has provided an update Saturday afternoon on the state of their investigation into the catastrophic and deadly events at the third annual Astroworld Festival Friday night. At the moment, there appear to be a trio of pathways the preliminary investigation is taking:

  • First, investigators are considering the facts and circumstances that resulted in the crowd push into the performance stage, a situation that resulted in a stampede at the venue and injury to hundreds of concertgoers (including possible fatal injuries).
  • Second, investigators have begun looking into allegations that a person or person in the crowd of concertgoers at Astroworld Festival managed to bring some sort of toxic or deadly substance into the venue. There is some suggestion that a number of concertgoers were jabbed by a syringe and needle into their necks. This component of the investigation is considering whether this in fact occurred and whether it was responsible for injuries to or deaths of some of the people at the concert.
  • Finally, police are looking at the earlier stampede at the gates and venue barriers prior to the start of the show itself. This incident results in an unknown number of people gaining access to the concert venue without going through a security screen. These individuals were able to overcome and then bypass security personnel. This element of the investigation focuses on how this earlier incident may have contributed to one or another, or both, of the other scenarios being investigated by law enforcement.

Houston Mayor Addresses Public Regarding Astroworld Festival Injuries and Deaths

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner also released a statement regarding the investigation into the deadly events at Astroworld Festival. At the heart of the Mayor’s statement about the state of affairs following the horrific events at the concert was his remark that “there are a lot of unanswered questions and over the last several days, weeks, we’ll take an in-depth look at what took place and why it took place.”

The mayor went on to admonish people not to fall prey to gossip and misinformation he said is being spread in the aftermath of the Astroworld Festival catastrophe. He did affirm that the police investigation involves the crowd stampede that resulted in scores of injuries, including potentially fatal ones. The investigation also involves a consideration of whether some concertgoers were injected with a toxic substance via a syringe jap into their necks.

Texas Governor Greg Release Statement About Astroworld Fest Catastrophe

Texas Governor Greg Abbott also released a statement Saturday afternoon regarding the tragic events on the first night of

What happened at Astroworld Festival last night was tragic, and our hearts are with those who lost their lives and those who were injured in the terrifying crowd surge. Thank you to the first responders and good Samaritans who were on site and immediately tended to those who were injured in the crowd. The State of Texas is ready assist in the response, and I have directed the Texas Department of Public Safety to make state resources available to support the investigation. I ask Texans to join Cecilia and me in lifting up in prayer those affected by this tragedy.

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