A 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show at Shoreline Amphitheatre. Six people have been arrested on weapons charges in the ongoing investigation, including rapper Young Jeezy, who is touring with Wiz Khalifa.
Officers that arrived at the scene confirmed that Eric Johnson, of Orinda, California, suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Since the shooting Friday, six people have been arrested in the ongoing police investigation. Detectives with the Mountain View Police Department worked with the Irvine Police Department to execute search warrants at the Verizon Amphitheatre, resulting in six arrests on various weapons charges, according to the press release.
The arrests include Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins, 36; Kena Marshal, 39; Peter Maynard, 38; David Kuniansky-Altman, 31; William Gilmore, 48; and Alexa Beason, 52.
A suspect in the shooting is described as a black man in his 20s with short hair, between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 8 inches tall, who was wearing black clothes and possibly white pants and a red baseball cap at the time of the shooting, according to the police website. The weapon seen in the shooting is described as a black pistol with a large magazine.
Police are not releasing any specific details on how the shooting played out, or where the incident occurred at the venue, according to Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department.
Police are looking for any witnesses that have information on the shooting. Anyone with video, photos or similar evidence of the shooting, or of the backstage area prior to the shooting, are encouraged to contact the Mountain View Police Department at 650-903-6395. Refer to case number 14-4346.
For anonymous tips, send them via text to 274637 -- include MVTips in the body of the message.
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