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Victims from Travis Scott’s Astroworld have begun to sue the Houston rapper and concert organizers

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Lucio Vasquez / Houston Public Media
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Mourners stand outside a makeshift memorial at NRG Park, where on Friday eight people were killed when the crowd at the Astroworld Festival rushed toward the stage for rapper Travis Scott’s set.";

The family of a deceased 21-year-old man and another man who was allegedly trampled during the event are among those who have sued.

More than a dozen victims from Friday night’s Astroworld Festival at NRG Park have filed lawsuits against concert organizers, according to records filed with the Harris County District Clerk’s Office on Monday.

Many of the complaints name rapper Travis Scott as a defendant, as well as promoters Live Nation and Scoremore. All of the suits allege negligence on the part of the defendants, and are asking for more than $1 million each.

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