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4:12 PM PT — At least three people were injured in the stampede into Astroworld’s gates, according to local Houston outlets citing the Houston Fire Department.
Per the reports, three people were transported to a hospital with minor leg injuries after being trampled in the chaos. Houston PD had reportedly said in a since-deleted tweet that the event was understaffed, as the promoters didn’t plan for such large crowds.
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