Last night (Aug 3) after J. Cole and Big Sean’s “Forest Hills Drive: tour stop at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, a shooting broke out and left two people wounded.
The shooting was reported at around 11:14pm, according to the NY Daily News . New Jersey State Police Sgt. First Class Gregory William told the news outlet that two men were the victims of the crime, and both were in critical condition.
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Omayma Bougdour, 18, who was present at the scene said that the shooting happened because of an “argument” that unleashed in the parking lot. She also said she saw two men injured on the ground. One seemed unresponsive, while the other was begging for a drink of water. Mike Lefanto, another witness, said he saw the two men talking before the incident happened, when out of nowhere, the gunman opened fire.
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“He took those two dudes out right away,” he said. “It looked like he knew what he was doing.”
The gunman reportedly fled into the woods, where New Jersey authorities are relentlessly looking for him. And the two victims were flown to Jersey Shore Hospital, according to The New York Times. Neither J.Cole nor Big Sean were hurt and are performing tonight (Aug. 4) at Madison Square Garden.
Further details for this story are still pending.