*In Philadelphia a man has been arrested in connection with the stabbings of two members of rapper Nicki Minaj’s tour. One of the men died.
The man, Pierce Boykin, 31, (pictured above) was arrested Monday on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and related offenses.
In the wake of the incident last Wednesday, Devon Pickett was killed and a second crew member was
The double stabbing last 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.
According to Minaj, via Twitter, the crew members had arrived in Philadelphia only two days earlier to rehearse for a tour:
“Two members of my team were stabbed last night in Philly. One was killed. They had only been there for two days rehearsing for the tour.”