Eight people were killed in a stampede at a Travis Scott Astroworld concert, ranging in age from 14 to 27, and 13 people are still in the hospital.

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8 people were killed in a stampede at a Travis Scott Astroworld concert, ranging in age from 14 to 27, and 13 people remain hospitalized.

According to Houston’s mayor, the eight people killed in the crowd surge at rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival range in age from 14 to 27.

On Saturday, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that 13 people remained hospitalized, describing the incident as “a tragedy on so many levels.”

Turner said it’s too early to draw any conclusions about what caused the deadly surge at this point.

The crowd surged towards the stage as Scott performed, according to witnesses at the music festival.

Fans were pressed so close together by the sudden movement that some were unable to breathe or move their arms.

On Friday, an estimated 50,000 people attended the festival at NRG Park in Houston.

At around 9.15 p.m., officials in Texas said the crowd began to “compress towards the front of the stage,” causing panic.

“We had at least eight confirmed fatalities today,” Houston Fire Chief Samuel Pena said at a press conference this morning.

At this event, we had a large number of people injured.”

At 9.38 p.m., a “mass casualty incident” was triggered, according to him, and investigations are still underway.

“At approximately 9.15 p.m., the crowd began to compress towards the front of the stage, causing some panic and injuries,” Chief Pena told reporters.

“People started to pass out and become unconscious, which added to the panic.”

On social media, harrowing footage shows paramedics performing CPR on several people in the crowd.

Travis Scott said in a statement on Saturday that the massive loss of life had left him “absolutely devastated.”

“I’m absolutely devastated by what happened last night,” the rapper wrote on Twitter.

“My heartfelt condolences to the families of those killed or injured at the Astroworld Festival.”

He also expressed his “complete support” for Houston police as they continue their investigation and thanked the emergency services for their quick response.

Soon after the incident, the show was canceled, as was the second day of the event.

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