DEL MAR, Calif. (CelebrityAccess) A man upset he couldn’t get into an Ice Cube show fired a gun tino a crowded area and was shot and wounded by authorities in Del Mar, Calif., Sept. 2.
— Ben Higgins (@BenHigginsSD) September 3, 2018
The incident took palace at the Del Mar Racetrack at the fairgrounds near San Diego. The suspect was upset he couldn’t get into a sold-out show, fired into the crowded area, and was wounded by a sheriff’s deputy, police said. The racetrack tweeted at 7:22 p.m. that the situation had been contained and the concert would proceed as planned.
#UPDATE: Officials confirm a deputy shot a suspect at the #DelMar Fairgrounds ahead of an #IceCube concert. That person taken to hospital in unknown condition. Concert to go on as planned.https://t.co/16oKWMPzTu
— FOX 5 San Diego (@fox5sandiego) September 3, 2018
A video on Twitter showed a man holding a handgun, with two deputies nearby, with a voice shouting “drop it,” followed by the man falling to the ground, according to Fox News.
— Aaron Dumas (@Calijamaican) September 3, 2018
CBS San Diego affiliate KFMB-TV quotes witnesses that the man fired three times into the air; sheriffs Tased the suspect and then opened fire.
The incident reportedly occurred during the final race of the day.