As reported on ABC13 Houston, a 9-year-old named
passed away after attending Travis Scott's Astroworld concert on November 5. Blount was previously in a medically induced coma. He passed away at Texas Children's Hospital on Sunday (November 14).
Blount suffered damage to his lungs, kidney, and heart after being kicked, stepped on, trampled, and nearly crushed to death. The young concertgoer also had brain swelling that was caused by cardiac arrest. He's the youngest person to die, bringing the total number of fatalities to 10.
is representing Blount's family. Crump released a statement on
, saying this shouldn't have been the outcome, and this is "heartbreaking." He said,
"The Blount family is grieving the incomprehensible loss of their precious young son. This should not have been the outcome of taking their son to a concert, what should have been a joyful celebration."
Blount's family is reportedly filing a
against Travis and Live Nation. The
hasn't spoken out to the public since the report of the death.
Travis Scott hasn't publicly reacted to Blount's death. On November 6, Travis issued an
and released a
. Travis is caught up in
is also named in one of the suits. He also spoke about the horrible incident and gave prayers for victims.
Travis vowed to pay for the funerals of the victims. In addition, offer
for anyone impacted by the event.
Our hearts and prayers are with the families of the people that lost their life.