PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Philadelphia man has been arrested in the stabbings of two members of rapper Nicki Minaj’s tour, one of whom died.
Authorities say 31-year-old Pierce Boykin was arrested Monday on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and related offenses.READ MORE: NYC Teachers Union Concerned About Potential Staffing Issues As Vaccine Deadline Approaches
It wasn’t immediately clear if investigators were looking for other suspects.
The double stabbing on Wednesday left 29-year-old Devon Pickett dead and a second member of Minaj’s tour severely wounded. The 27-year-old man remains in critical condition.
Police say the stabbing occurred outside a bar after the victims argued with a man inside.READ MORE: Tony Awards Take On New Meaning As Broadway Stages Big Comeback
According to Minaj, the crew members had arrived in Philadelphia only two days earlier to rehearse for a tour.
Boykin or an attorney for him could not be reached Tuesday to comment on the charges.
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