Man Killed Backstage at Wiz Khalifa Show

Victim in Mountain View, Calif., shooting not yet identified

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 23, 2014 3:00 PM CDT | Updated Aug 23, 2014 4:34 PM CDT

(Newser) – A man was shot and killed backstage following a Wiz Khalifa concert in Mountain View, Calif., last night, police say. Family and friends identify the victim as one Eric Johnson, ABC 7 reports. Police say he was 38 years old and received multiple gunshot wounds, KRON notes. The suspect is a twentysomething black man between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8, CBS San Francisco reports. The shooting was reported to police at about 11pm at the Shoreline Amphitheatre.

Wiz Khalifa performs on stage during day one of the Wireless Festival at Perry Park in Birmingham, England, Friday July 4, 2014.
Wiz Khalifa performs on stage during day one of the Wireless Festival at Perry Park in Birmingham, England, Friday July 4, 2014.   (AP Photo/Joe Giddens, PA)
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