Social media condolences are pouring in for De’Von Pickett, a stage hand for Nicki Minaj. Reportedly, two members of Minaj’s team were stabbed early Wednesday morning. One is in critical condition (Eric Parker), while the other (De’Von Pickett) died.
Nicki confirmed the news on Twitter writing:
Two members of my team were stabbed last night in Philly. One was killed. They had only been there for two days rehearsing for the tour.
According to NBC Philadelphia, the incident was a bar fight, that happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday inside Che Bar & Grill along Stenton Avenue in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood.
Reportedly, the argument spread outside the bar where one of the men, believed to be around 30 years old, pulled out a knife.
Erik reportedly suffered multiple stab wounds to his side that left him in critical condition.
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