Ninth Person Dies Due To Texas Concert Stampede

Dallas’s NBC News affiliate reports:

A 22-year-old college senior who was critically injured at the Astroworld festival in Houston has died, the family’s lawyer said Thursday, making her the 9th fatality from the event.

Bharti Shahani died Wednesday, attorney James Lassiter said during a news conference. Hundreds of others were injured in the melee Friday night as rapper Travis Scott took to the stage. A criminal investigation into the deaths at Astroworld is underway.

Family members told Houston TV station KTRK that Shahani was studying electronics systems engineering at Texas A&M University and had been set to graduate next spring.

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Some Christians are blaming Satanism for the stampede.