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Troy Ave has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of criminal possession of a firearm following last night’s deadly shooting.

The New York Police Department has released footage of a man firing outside the green room of Irving Plaza last night. Moments later, the New York Daily News along with the New York Police Department confirmed that the man in the video was Troy Ave (real name Roland Collins). The rapper, who was schedule to perform at the show was arrested for allegedly firing several shots inside Irving Plaza before shooting himself in the leg.

He’s now being charged with one count of attempted murder, two counts of criminal possession of a firearm and could face a murder charge depending on the results of a ballistics test. One person, Ronald McPhatter died in the incident and three others were injured. McPhatter was Troy Ave’s bodyguard.

“The investigation is moving forward very rapidly, and we expect to close it quickly,” Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said on 710 WOR radio this afternoon. “He walks right out, women all around, and starts shooting his gun,” an unnamed source told NYDN. “It’s an ongoing rap group rivalry, him and Maino.”

Maino was quick to distance himself from the report of a feud between he and Troy Ave. He promptly posted a lengthy message on Instagram saying, “First and foremost my deepest condolences to the family & friends of Ronald Mcphatter who was tragically killed last night. Despite having to cope with more senseless violence. I woke up to the usual FALSE and ridiculous lies being circulated by irresponsible members of the media. What transpired was absolutely NOT the result of MYSELF or ANYBODY IN MY CAMP , ENTOURAGE, TRAVELING PARTY or ORGANIZATION IN ANY WAY SHAPE OR FORM. We entered the venue respectfully as always and exited in shocked like all other concertgoers. For the last 5 years Troy Ave, his team and I have had a great working relationship. Not only have we performed and done several songs together but we’ve had many personal conversations about life our goals and efforts as musicians. Despite media reports to the contrary, there are No “ongoing beefs” or “entourage issues.”

The victim’s mother, Rose McPhatter told the New York Daily News, “He actually cared a lot about Troy Ave. My wish is that Troy Ave cared as much about my son as he cared about him. I say that because I watched how my son would always bend over backwards to help him. If he (Troy Ave) cared about my son as much as he alleged he does, I would’ve received a call from him. He didn’t call me. He didn’t call any of my other sons.”

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