Ice Cube responds to Del Mar Fairgrounds shooting

Ice Cube responds to Del Mar Fairgrounds shooting

Ice Cube responds to Del Mar Fairgrounds shooting

Elizarraras was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla and as of Monday, was listed in stable condition and is expected to survive.

A video posted to social media appeared to show a deputy firing four shots at a man who collapsed in front of a ticket window as bystanders exclaimed. No one was hit, but San Diego Sheriff's deputies returned fire and Elizarraras went down.

Emergency services set up a perimeter around the racetrack, but the situation was quickly brought back to normal.

The man had been trying to buy a ticket to the concert featuring the rapper Sunday at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego, the department said in a statement.

Many concert goers left following the shooting, but Ice Cube went on as scheduled.

When sheriff's deputies responded to the confrontation, Elizarraras pulled out "a silver-plated semi-automatic handgun" and fired "several shots" into a crowd just outside the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Nobody else except the suspect was injured in the incident.

No other details were immediately available, and police are yet to release any information on the incident.

Ice Cube, who once rapped "shotgun bullets is bad for yo' health", was due to perform at San Diego's Del Mar Racecourse on Sunday. "In light of the circumstances that unfolded involving one individual with a gun, we take consolation in the fact that no patrons, officers or security personnel were injured in the incident", the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club said in a statement.

Ambulances and helicopters were also seen shortly after the shooting.

The shooting, which occurred during the final race of the day, created a chaotic scene at the venue.

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