The incident happened in a parking lot outside the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel Township, New Jersey just after 11pm local time. Police launched a search for a suspect who fled into nearby woodland.

The two victims were airlifted by helicopter to a hospital for treatment where they were reported to be in a critical condition.

In a post on, a representative from the New Jersey State Police writes, "Shooting PNC Arts Center 2 victims, taken to Jersey Shore Hospital. Both Critical cond (condition). Search for lone shooter ongoing in wooded area."

No arrests had been made as WENN went to press.

The gig, featuring J.Cole, Big Sean, Jeremih and YG, was part of the Forest Hills Drive tour.