He did not make it. Ezra Blount, the 9-year-old boy who was seriously injured in the crowd at the concert held in Texas on November 5, died after days of agony. The family lawyer made it known, according to reports from the BBC. With the death of the little one, the number of people who lost their lives during the event organized by the popular rapper Travis Scott rises to 10. According to the lawyers, more than 300 were injured, who were crushed against the stage by the crowd that pressed behind them. Ezra had been put into a medically induced coma by doctors in an attempt to save his life after suffering trauma to the brain, kidneys and liver.
The facts of November 5th
According to the story of the child’s father, Ezra was sitting on his shoulders when the swaying of the crowd overwhelmed them. The man had lost consciousness and Ezra had disappeared upon awakening. The child was then tracked down to the children’s hospital, where he later died. The Blount family through its lawyers filed a complaint against rapper Travis Scott and the company Live Nation, organizer of the event, asking for compensation of at least one million dollars. The other victims are between 14 and 27 years old.
Meanwhile, the investigation by investigators continues to ascertain responsibility. Houston police and firefighters are viewing footage from surveillance cameras and videos shot by those who were at the festival to reconstruct the exact dynamics of the facts. The company sponsoring the event and Travis Scott are currently at the center of the investigation.