News: Seattle Rapper Murdered in Concert Shooting
Sunday, Jan 4, 2009 12:36PM
was fatally shot this morning (January 4) and two additional artists have suffered gun wounds after a concert shooting in Washington.
Accoridng to Seattlest
, around 12:30 a.m. a dispute took place at Seattle's Chop Suey venue when someone opened the club's side door and began to unload gun shots at artists and show attenders inside a hallway.
Three individuals were shot, including 29-E who was fatally wounded, and rushed to Harborview hospital.
The show's host, 1st Black Prez, received a bullet wound to his chest and is currently in critical condition as he undergoes surgery. Black Senate's Trama reportedly is suffering from less serious wounds.
As of now, two suspects have been taken in by police for questioning and club promoters were allegedly made aware of a high possibility of gang violence likely to errupt at the show and were urged to cancel.
Chop Suey, located a few blocks from Seattle University, is renowned as one of the city's most diverse venues featuring a fusion of hip-hop, R&B, rock, eletronic and indie music.