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Security guard may have been injected with drugs during Astroworld Festival disaster

ABC13 – Eyewitness News

November 6, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As rumors spread about what led to the deaths of eight people and hundreds of injuries at Friday night’s Astroworld Festival, authorities confirmed one of the early claims that someone was injecting people with a needle during the deadly event, though it’s possible it may have been an isolated incident.

A security guard working the festival was attempting to grab or restrain someone during the melee when he felt a prick on his neck before he lost consciousness, according to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner.

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