Nicki Minaj just shared with her fans on Instagram that two memebers of her team were stabbed last night in Philly and one was killed… Nicki shared the news on Twitter.. It was actually her Tour Manager.
Two members of my team were stabbed last night in Philly. De’Von Pickett, 29, was fatally stabbed in Philadelphia in the early hours of Wednesday morning (Feb. 18). They had only been there for two days rehearsing for the tour.
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) February 18, 2015
According to NBC Philly:
The argument began around 2 a.m. Wednesday inside Che Bar & Grill along Stenton Avenue in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood.
Possibly involving a recently fired employee, spread onto a Philadelphia street leaving one man dead and another in the hospital.T A 29-year-old stabbing victim died. A 27-year-old suffered multiple stab wounds to his side that left him in critical condition. “We believe he is going to survive his injuries,” said Small.
Police didn’t identify the victims, nor confirm that they were in town working for Minaj. Minaj’s “The Pinkprint Tour” is set to begin next month in Sweden. Employees at nearby Einstein Medical Center called 911 around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday after the two victims arrived in the emergency room.