Meek Mill took to Instagram to deny reports of the deadly shooting that claimed the lives of two people during his shows in Connecticut over the weekend.
In the since deleted the post, according to AllHipHop, he downplayed the fact that two people died while two others were injured in front of The Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, after his performance on Friday (December 30).
Here’s the caption from the post:
“They really trying to slow these bags up. Looking at this s##t…two people died, two people got shot … it’s a lie,” the rapper said in a deleted Snap. “Someone hating trying to slow these bags up, cause we scoopin’ up 250’s.”
Meek was a headliner at the show in the Theatre and had just finished his performance when shooting broke out outside the venue.
Wallingford police have since identified the victims of the shooting as Travis Ward, 31 and Jacquan Graves, 20. Two other victims who suffered non-life-threatening injuries have been released from local hospitals.
Police are going on with their search for the murder suspects.
According to Pitchfork, Wallingford Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley said the shooting isn’t related to Meek Mill.