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Shaquille O'Neal decides to donate the proceeds of his concert as a DJ to the victims of the shooting in Buffalo


The TMZ portal indicates that it is 50,000 dollars.

Former basketball player Shaquille O’Neal, NBA legend, will donate the earnings that he obtained this June 24 at his concert as a DJ in the city of Buffalo for the victims of the shooting that shook the city ​​on May 14 and claimed the lives of 10 people.

El portal TMZ points out that it is $50,000, although O himself ‘Neal, whose stage name is ‘DJ Diesel’, did not specify the exact amount.

The NBA legend made the announcement of his donation in an interview this Tuesday for SiriusXM. “My next ‘show’ is in Buffalo, and I’m going to donate my profits to some of family members who had a tragic loss,” he said.

Before the concert, the former player met the widow and son of Aaron Salter Jr., a retired police officer, who died while trying to stop the shooter on the day of the shooting .

Meanwhile, the US Department of Justice filed June 15 federal hate crime charges against 18-year-old Payton Gendron, who is listed as the alleged perpetrator of the attack.

In December of last year, O’Neal already raised two million dollars for charity after selling non-fungible tokens (NFT, for its acronym in English) of himself. The funds were directed to the Shaquille O’Neal Foundation which provides “opportunities for disadvantaged youth”.


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