While rapper Lil Baby was performing on stage in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday night, video from the concert was shared on Twitter after gunshots rang out from backstage.
Afterward, the crowd scrambled away in terror and the show was shut down.
One person was reportedly shot & The victim was taken to UAB Hospital for treatment. The extent of the victim’s injuries was not immediately known.
Birmingham police descended on the arena at the Crossplex shortly after 10 p.m. after a 1033 – which means officers need all possible assistance- was broadcast over the police radio.
Lil Baby, whose real name is Dominique Armani Jones, was recently dubbed by The New York Times as “Rap’s Most Reluctant Star”.
It’s unknown what started the fight on stage which led to gunshots being fired inside. Multiple people screamed and dropped to the floor. Others ran out of the building.
— paige b ☀️ (@apbarrett18) March 8, 2020
Video from inside the venue was shared by concert-goers from multiple angles. One person tweeted, “Can’t even f***ing believe the @lilbaby4PF concert just got shot up. EVERYONE WHO WAS AT THE CONCERT HIT MY LINE NOW!!!! Cops got the entire place closed off and there’s no service.”
— Bîg speaker (@Bgspeaker1) March 8, 2020
It appears that Lil Baby is okay. He updated his Instagram Live stories with a video of himself rapping in the backseat of a car while smoking a cigar.