HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KABC) - Authorities are treating multiple people for injuries at Hollywood & Highland after a large crowd gathered for a rapper's promotional event.
The rapper Phora appeared at the Shoe Palace store. Social media reports indicate people lined up for hours to see the SoCal native, who was born Marco Anthony Archer.
Phora has just released a new album and is about to launch a tour.
Video from ABC 7 showed paramedics providing medical treatment to several patients at the scene. The nature of their injuries was not immediately apparent. Some in the crowd told ABC 7 in Los Angeles they saw people have panic attacks and pass out when Phora came outside. They said there was not a stampede.
Others on social media reported excessive pushing and shoving in the crowd.