Sydney hip-hop group Bliss n Eso have issued a statement on via Facebook addressing the tragic fatal shooting that occurred this afternoon on the set of their forthcoming music video.
In the statement, the trio express their grief and shock at the death of one of the professionals working on the clip, and extend their condolences to his friends and family.
Hi guys,We are incredibly saddened that a tragic incident has occurred today where a professional stunt person involved in filming our latest music video has passed away this afternoon in Brisbane. We were not on set at the time and our management team are currently working with the police and the production company filming the video to get more details. The three of us are extremely upset and shaken up by this and our hearts and prayers go out to the victim’s family and friends as well as the cast and crew who were involved in the clip today.Much love,Bliss, Eso and Izm
The accident happened at around 2pm today in Brisbane city bar Brooklyn Standard, where filming was taking place for Bliss n Eso’s Friend Like You film clip.
According to a police statement, several firearms were discharged on set. The victim of the shooting, 28-year-old stuntman Johann Ofner, suffered chest wounds and died at the scene. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.
Source and image: Facebook.