Two Men Shot Dead Following Meek Mill Performance in Connecticut, No Suspects in Custody
Two people are dead following a shooting outside a Connecticut concert venue where Meek Mill had just finished his performance. Two other victims were also shot, but do not have life-threatening injuries.
Meek finished his Friday (Dec. 30) show at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, CT around 11:00 PM and was walking out the venue as shots were fired. The people shot were also leaving the theater. Video footage of the scene circulated on social media.
Meek was uninjured, but two men were dead on arrival at the hospital, while two other men were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
Police did not release any details on the identity of the victims and are still looking for the shooter(s). It’s unknown if the victims knew each other or if they knew the shooter(s). Possible motives are also unknown at this point.
Wallingford Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley said:
According to Uproxx, Meek commented on the situation via Instagram before he had all the facts of the shooting.
However, this comment no longer seems to be on his Instagram page.