A 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show at Shoreline Amphitheatre. Six people have been arrested on weapons charges in the ongoing investigation, including rapper Young Jeezy, who is touring with Wiz Khalifa.
After Mountain View police received multiple reports that shots were fired at Shoreline Amphitheatre around 11:05 p.m. on Aug. 22, Officers found Eric Johnson of Orinda had suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to a press release by the Mountain View Police Department.
Johnson was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
Mountain View police detectives worked with the Irvine Police Department to execute search warrants at the Verizon Amphitheatre, where Wiz Khalifa and Young Jeezy were scheduled to perform on Sunday as part of the "Under the Influence of Music" tour. Six people were arrested on suspicion of illegal weapons possession, according to the press release.
Besides Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins, 36, the arrests include: Kena Marshal, 39; Peter Maynard, 38; David Kuniansky-Altman, 31; William Gilmore, 48; and Alexa Beason, 52.
None of the six arrested have been identified as a suspect in the shooting Friday night.
A suspect in the shooting is described as a black man in his 20s with short hair, between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 8 inches tall, who was wearing black clothes and possibly white pants and a red baseball cap at the time of the shooting, according to the police website. The weapon seen in the shooting is described as a black pistol with a large magazine.
Police are not releasing any specific details on how the shooting played out, or where the incident occurred at the venue, according to Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department.
Police are looking for any witnesses that have information on the shooting. Anyone with video, photos or similar evidence of the shooting, or of the backstage area prior to the shooting, are encouraged to contact the Mountain View Police Department at 650-903-6395. Refer to case number 14-4346.
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