NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Increased safety and security measures have been put in place in Brooklyn Saturday ahead of a music festival that’s facing scrutiny.
Before entering the Mad Decent Block Party at MCU Park in Coney Island, attendees will undergo a thorough pre-show screening, which includes K-9 narcotics units, CBS 2 reported.READ MORE: David Robinson, 53, Arrested For Murder Of Woman Who Died After Falling Down Stairs At Subway Station
A week ago, two partygoers died of apparent drug overdoses during the festival’s stop in Maryland.READ MORE: Suspect Charlie Vasquez, 23, Charged In Shooting That Injured 2 NYPD Officers In The Bronx
About 20 others were hospitalized.
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