Nearly 100 Hospitalized at Chance the Rapper Spring 2017 Concert!
Police in Hartford, Connecticut say nearly 100 people were hospitalized during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper. Other artists performing at the concert were ANoyd, Kyle and PnB Rock.
Hartford Deputy Chief Brian Foley said Saturday that officers made 50 underage drinking referrals Friday at Hot 93.7′s Hot Jam concert at the Xfinity Theatre. Most of those charged were issued a summons to appear in court. Several other arrests were made throughout the evening.
Police say the crowd was apparently made up of people in their late teens and early 20s. He says tailgating, partying and excessive alcohol consumption was “extremely prevalent.”
Chief Foley says a large number of underage attendees were were taken to local hospitals and hospitalized due to experiencing “severe intoxication.”