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Wiz Khalifa Concert Cancelled After Shooting


Atlantic Records/Darren AnkenmanThe Under the Influence of Musictour concert with Wiz Khalifa in Chula Vista, California, scheduled for Saturday night was cancelled after a man was shot at one of the tour’s shows the previous night.

The concert promoter, LiveNation, said the cancellation was due to an active investigation surrounding the shooting. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported a 38-year-old man was shot multiple times while backstage during the tour’s concert in Silicon Valley Friday. Authorities said the unidentified man died at the hospital Saturday.

Wiz Khalifa tweeted about the incident Saturday afternoon. “This was a senseless tragedy,” he wrote. “Violence is never the answer. My prayers go out to the victim’s family.”

The Chula Vista show, which was set to be held at the Sleep Train Amphitheater, will not be rescheduled. Ticket holders will be receiving refunds.

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