Violence Breaks Out At Slipknot Concert In Iowa
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Omaha's WOWT is reporting that authorities were called to the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa Friday night (April 29) after violence broke out at a concert featuring the band SLIPKNOT. At least one person was arrested.
There were two levels of tickets for the performance: balcony and floor.
Authorities say that an estimated 200 people rushed security guarding the entrance to the floor. The crowd overpowered security and overcrowded the floor.
Council Bluffs Police, Pottawattamie County Sheriff's deputies and the Iowa State Patrol were all called in to restore order.
One person was stunned by a Taser, arrested and taken to the hospital.
Additional officers were called in early to maintain order.
Approximately 6,000 people were attending the concert.
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