Crowd control expert analyzing the Astroworld tragedy: ‘I’ve seen the fans, I’ve stood with the fans, I’ve been with the fans, they’re not the problem…’

Bob Sirott

The Astroworld main stage where Travis Scott was performing Friday evening where a surging crowd killed eight people, sits full of debris from the concert, in a parking lot at NRG Center on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, in Houston. ( Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

In wake of the Astroworld tragedy where now nine people have been pronounced dead. Bob was joined by Paul Wertheimer, an expert in crowd control strategies to talk about his thoughts on the disaster, care, and safety for concertgoers, and lastly how tragedies like this can be prevented in the future.

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