Troy Ave Gunfire Footage Surfaces from T.I. Concert Shooting [WATCH]
Video footage of rapper Troy Ave firing a loaded gun has surfaced after reports of gunfire that left one man dead erupted at rapper T.I.'s concert earlier this week.
Though several videos of the chaos that took place at Irving Plaza on Wednesday night have hit the web, PIX 11 has shared a more recent video involving "Doo Doo" rapper, Troy Ave, as the shooter. The video clip, edited in loop form, show Troy Ave, real name Roland Collins, entering through a door with two unidentified men, while carrying a firearm. The clip contained no audio, but clearly shows Collins raise his gun and fire at least one shot, depicted by a quick flash of light.
According to NY Post, the gunfire erupted before the start of the concert, with "Rubberband Man" T.I. as the headliner; and reported began around 10 p.m. in the green room of the venue. Rappers Maino and Uncle Murda were reportedly performing at the time as the opening acts when shots rang out causing a panic throughout the crowd.
The report named Collins as a victim who was shot in the leg; along with Ronald McPhatter and Maggie Heckstall. McPhatter was later declared dead after being shot in the stomach while Heckstall was in recovery at Bellvue.
T.I. released a statement on the shooting according to Hot New Hip Hop expressing his condolences for the victims.
"My heart is heavy today," wrote the rapper on an Instagram post. "Our music is intended to save lives, like it has mine and many others. My heartfelt condolences to the family that suffered the loss & my prayers are with all those injured. Respectfully Tip."