Three people injured at Lovers & Friends festival in Las Vegas during “security incident”

Three people were injured during the first night of the Lovers & Friends music festival at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Saturday night (May 14).

As CBS Reportedly, a large group of R&B and hip hop-oriented festivalgoers fled the venue after reports of gunfire being heard nearby at around 10pm.

The festival organizers paused the program for about 45 minutes. During that time, they displayed a notice on a large screen at the venue saying a “security incident” was underway and that authorities were investigating, urging festival-goers to stay put. location.

While rushing out of the yard, three people were trampled and taken to hospital with minor injuries. Las Vegas police later confirmed that reports of gunfire heard near the festival were “baseless” and at the time, “there was no evidence of a shooting”.

Festival organizers have released a statement confirming that the LVMPD has investigated the reports and determined this to be a false alarm, giving the organizers complete clarity to continue the event. Recommended performances with title sets by Usher, Lil Jon, and Ludacris.

The festival took place again the next day (May 15) without incident. Run by Live Nation, the event features a lineup that includes Lauryn Hill, TLC, Nelly, Ashanti, Timbaland and more.

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Emma James

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