A member of Nicki Minaj’s tour crew is dead and another is fighting for his life following a stabbing that took place in Philadelphia last night, Feb. 17, the singer sadly confirmed.
Two members of my team were stabbed last night in Philly. One was killed. They had only been there for two days rehearsing for the tour.— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) February 18, 2015
Two members of my team were stabbed last night in Philly. One was killed. They had only been there for two days rehearsing for the tour.
The 32-year-old went on to express her grief on Instagram, with a picture of the two victims (below). She wrote, “These guys flew into Philly for my tour rehearsals 2 days ago and were both stabbed last night. #RIPDAYDAY condolences to your family. Unbelievable. Eric (on the right) is recovering. Another senseless act of violence that took the life of a great guy. So sad.”
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‘TMZ’ has since identified the late stage hand as De’Von Pickett and revealed the survivor, Eric Parker, remains in critical condition.
Our thoughts are with their loved ones following this tragedy.