Houston, TX – Hundreds of people suffered injuries at the Astroworld music festival in Houston and nine people lost their lives.
Unfortunately, Houston health officials confirmed the 10th victim, an 8-year-old boy.
The 8-year-old victim was identified as Ezra Blount and he was among the 50,000 people who attended the festival to see his favorite rapper, Travis Scott.
Ezra spent the last moments on the festival on his father’s shoulders.
Two boys at Ezra’s school say he was talking about Astroworld right up until he left for the trip to Houston with his dad. Sunday night, the boys were told their best friend didn’t make it.
As we already reported, there have been nine deaths so far, while hundreds were of people were injured. Some of them were treated at the scene, while some were hospitalized.
Fans began pushing up against each other so hard to get to the front that some passed out. Some had heart attacks and others were trampled.
His father fainted but survived. Ezra fell and was trampled.
The little boy suffered serious injuries at the event and he was in medically-induced coma on life support.
Azra is the youngest victim so far.