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Gunfire Erupts at Ice Cube Concert

An Ice Cube fan was so upset that the rapper's concert was sold out over the weekend that he fired a gun into a crowd.

According to the San Diego Sheriff's Department, the man, later identified as 22-year-old Daniel Elizarraras, approached the ticket window at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and was turned away.

After starting an argument, deputies arrived on the scene. At that point the man pulled out a silver-plated semi-automatic handgun and fired several shots into the crowded surrounding area. Deputies returned fire and shot Elizarraras, who was then taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

It appears that no one else was injured and the suspect is listed in stable condition, according to the sheriff's department.

Gunshots erupted as the final race of the day was taking place at the fairground's racetrack. A video was posted to Twitter in which announcers can be heard saying "there's gunfire at the track."

Del Mar Racetrack reported via their Twitter account that the "situation has been contained" and the concert "is moving forward as planned."

Ice Cube responded to a Twitter user who expressed concern for the rapper and concert-goers yesterday:

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Article image: Ice Cube at Metro City on October 29, 2010. Stuart Sevastos [CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons.

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