J. Cole and Big Sean.

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Cops on Tuesday were looking for a gunman who critically shot two men at the J.Cole/Big Sean show in New Jersey Monday night.

There was pandemonium in the parking lot of the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, as a fight broke out around 11 p.m. and the pop-pop-pop of the shooter's gun was heard, officials said.

The shooting capped a melee in the lot, officalsthorities are still hunting for the suspect who opened fire in the crowded parking lot outside the show, which featured rappers J. Cole and Big Sean.

The two victims were taken by helicopter to the Jersey Shore University Medical Center and remained in critical condition Tuesday.


J. Cole and Big Sean are to perform Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

Earlier Tuesday, New Jersey State Police tweeted: “Update: Shooting PNC Arts Center - Search ongoing! Asking for assistance of anyone with info. Pls contact NJSP Detectives at (732) 441-4550.”

John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter@nyc_oz.
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