Brawl breaks out in Chicago over ‘fake’ Lollapalooza tickets

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Brawl breaks out in Chicago over 'fake' Lollapalooza tickets

Wild footage shows three people crashing through a large Chicago hotel window as they brawled over fake Lollapalooza tickets, according to cops.

Video obtained by CBS Chicago captures screams and the sound of smashing glass as the trio crashes and then falls through a window at the Congress Hotel, across from the famed music festival on Sunday.

One of the men tries to run away — only to fall over almost immediately, dragging himself along the ground with his legs seemingly incapacitated.

“Oh my f—ing god!” a woman is heard crying, as the camera pans to someone bent over at the side of the street.

Dozens of officers quickly swarmed the area, which was shut down for several hours, CBS Chicago said, showing video of the huge police response.

The fight started when two men, aged 29 and 38, confronted a 26-year-old man for allegedly selling them and two female friends counterfeit tickets for the festival, police told the outlet.

Footage from the brawl
The fight started when two men confronted another man for allegedly selling them and two female friends counterfeit tickets.
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Footage from the brawl
All three were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized.
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The 38-year-old man suffered minor cuts to his head and both of his legs, while his younger pal suffered a laceration to his left leg, police told the station.

The man accused of selling them “bad wristbands” for the show had minor cuts to his back, head and both of his legs, police said. All three were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized, police told the outlet.

The man accused of selling the fake tickets was in custody late Sunday, CBS said, without elaborating on the expected charges. He was not identified.

Congress Plaza Hotel.
The trio crashed through a window at the Congress Hotel.
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Rapper DaBaby was scheduled to be one of the closing acts Sunday, but he was yanked over his remarks at an earlier show that have been widely denounced as homophobic.

He was replaced by Young Thug, who helped close out the four-day festival along with main stage headliners the Foo Fighters.

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