At 9:30, concertgoers reported that an ambulance was moving through the crowd. Travis Scott acknowledged the ambulance and called for the crowd to make a room, but continued performing. At 9:38 p.m., Houston officials reported a “mass casualty incident” at the concert, with 17 people transferred to hospitals.
At 9:42 p.m. Scott stopped performing a song to warn that help was needed “somebody passed out up here.” According to officials, the concert finally ended at 10:10 p.m. after Travis Scott and Drake performed “Sicko Mode.”
The crowd surge at the concert resulted in the deaths of eight people, with 25 others evacuated to local hospitals, among them, 11 people were reportedly in a state of cardiac arrest. More than 300 people were treated for injuries at a field hospital at the festival.
Travis Scott’s Apology Video
On November 6th, 2021, Travis Scott posted a response in which he expressed condolences to families of those who died at the concert and thanked Houston PD and Fire Department for their response. The tweet received over 42,800 retweets, 36,400 quote tweets and 382,400 likes (shown below, left). On the same day, Scott made another response in an Instagram story (shown below, right).