A third person has passed away following a stampede at a GloRilla concert in Rochester, New York on Sunday, as reported by Associated Press. As The Shade Room previously reported, the show took place at the Rochester Main Street Armory.
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BREAKING: A third person has died after being injured in a stampede after a rap concert in Rochester, New York, police said Thursday. The city revoked the venue’s entertainment license while authorities investigate. https://t.co/JOVAxKx2XV
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 9, 2023
A Third Woman Passed Away On Wednesday
According to Associated Press, a thirty-five-year-old woman named Aisha Stephens passed away on Wednesday night. The woman was one of three persons who sustained critical injuries following a stampede at the venue Sunday night.
Stephens was reportedly a Rochester resident.
Breaking News: Rochester police have confirmed that Aisha Stephens, 35, of Syracuse died Wednesday night after a crowd surge following a concert Sunday night at the Main Street Armory.https://t.co/VuUyzq6d9h
— CNYCentral (@CNYCentral) March 9, 2023
On Wednesday, the city of Rochester revoked the venue’s entertainment license, as the investigation into the incident continues. Additionally, the outlet states that the venue’s owner” has not responded to numerous emailed requests for comment.”
Due to this, the venue has been shut down and authorities are reportedly “inspecting the building and reviewing photos and video from the concert to determine if there were any violations.”
The Second Victim’s Identity Has Been Released
As The Shade Room previously reported, a second Rochester woman — now identified as Brandy Miller, 35 — passed away Monday night.
Brandy Miller, 35 of Rochester, died after being trampled at the concert at the Main Street Armory. Her family described her as a loving daughter, sister, aunt, and a nursing assistant who treated her elderly patients like family. https://t.co/ZOBy3dEtJJ
— news10nbc (@news10nbc) March 8, 2023
Miller’s death was preceded by the passing of Rhondesia Belton, 33. Additionally, the Associated Press reports that the woman was a Buffalo resident.
Rhondesia Belton, 33, of Buffalo, was killed as a large crowd of people pushed toward the exits
The event at the Armory was a concert by GloRilla and Finesse2Tymes.
She was filming the concert . pic.twitter.com/ICXtp12kgb
— Breaking Trends News (@btrendsnews) March 6, 2023
More Details About Sunday Night’s Concert
As The Shade Room previously reported, GloRilla fans in Rochester, New York arrived at the Rochester venue on Sunday to see the star alongside rapper Finesse2tymes. However, during the concert attendees reportedly heard shots of gunfire and began to rush toward the exit.
Rochester Police Chief David M. Smith later revealed that authorities did not find “any evidence of gunshots being fired.” Additionally, Smith revealed that there was no evidence “of anyone being shot or stabbed at the scene.”
Update from last night's tragedy at the Main Street Armory. pic.twitter.com/DWYOX7FRB7
— Rochester NY Police (@RochesterNYPD) March 6, 2023
GloRilla hopped on Twitter hours after the stampede to share that she was praying for everyone to be okay.
I’m just now hearing about what happened wtf 😢😢😢praying everybody is ok 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
— GloRilla 🦍 (@GloTheofficial) March 6, 2023
However, after the rapper learned of Rhondesia Belton and Brandy Miller’s deaths following the stampede, she returned to the platform to share an additional message.
I am devastated & heartbroken over the tragic deaths that happened after Sunday’s show. My fans mean the world to me 😢praying for their families & for a speedy recovery of everyone affected 🙏🏽
— GloRilla 🦍 (@GloTheofficial) March 7, 2023
GloRilla has not taken back to Twitter to share another message since the news of the third woman, Aisha Stephens’, death.