Man Stabbed After Jay-Z Gig
New York City police are investigating the stabbing of a man at a midtown nightclub May 24th shortly after rapper
Edwin Lake, 30, was knifed in the groin during a fight at Club Speed at about 3 a.m. He was taken to a nearby hospital and was listed in critical condition, according to the New York Post.
Police said the fracas wasn’t connected to Jay-Z, but probably started when one person bumped into another.
A witness told officers that a heckler had squirted the artist and others with water, and was chanting “G-Unit” during Jay-Z’s two-song set — a reference to rapper
Police were called to the scene when the fight broke out. Two men were arrested after they were allegedly seen trying to stash bloody clothing.
A Jay-Z spokeswoman told the Post that the artist-turned-record exec had stopped by the club to see rap protégé
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