Man Killed Backstage at Wiz Khalifa Show

Victim in Mountain View, Calif., shooting not yet identified
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Aug 23, 2014 3:00 PM CDT
Updated Aug 23, 2014 4:34 PM CDT
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)

(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.

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