At least 10 people were injured in a shooting outside a Florida restaurant where rapper French Montana was shooting a music video, according to a statement from the restaurant and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue quoted by CNN and other news outlets. Details of the incident were unclear at the time of publication of this article; No casualties were reported.
Police told NBC 6 in Miami that the altercation started at a different location and continued into the restaurant, where the shooting took place. Rapper Syd Mogul told the channel that he was on a video shoot behind a nearby KFC, where someone was robbed. The video shoot then shifted to Licking Restaurant, where as many as nine people were shot; However, this account has not been verified by local authorities.
Fire Rescue reported that 10 people were injured, four were taken to hospital and six were being transported by ground and air. The conditions of those people were not immediately announced.
“Our hearts are heavy and go out to the victims of this senseless act,” a representative for Licking, part of a restaurant group owned by DJ Khaled, said in a statement. “We were not aware of a video being filmed and eventually found out [minute] French Montana was shooting a scene in the back parking lot. We have no idea what actually happened,” the statement continued. “Leaking has nothing to do with the restaurant incident and has provided police with the footage they requested.”
Representatives for the Montana and Miami Gardens police did not immediately respond diversityRequest for more information. The rapper was apparently shooting a video related to his “CB6 (Coke Boys 6): Money Heist Edition” album, which was released on Friday.
A representative for the Fire Rescue Division told CNN that emergency units responded to reports of a mass casualty incident around 8 p.m. ET.
“Upon arrival, fire units found several patients suffering from traumatic injuries. In addition to finding injured patients at the initial location, firefighters also encountered other injured patients outside a nearby fire station,” emergency officials said. “Firefighters immediately began triage to assess the extent of the patients’ injuries and transport them to hospitals. A total of 10 people were injured in the incident. . Four of the patients were self-transported to local area hospitals. MDFR airlifted the remaining six patients to local trauma centers.”
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