Los Tucanes de Tijuana's Mario Quintero Clarifies Bottle-Throwing Incident: Watch

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Mario Quintero Lara of Los Tucanes de Tijuana performs at the stage during a show at OK Corral Fort Worth on Jan. 14, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. 

The singer shared a video of himself explaining what happened during the Lexington show.

One day after being rushed to a Lexington emergency room when someone flung a bottle towards Los Tucanes de Tijuana singer Mario Quintero, he took to YouTube on Tuesday (May 15) to clarify what happened.

"We were about to finish the show," Quintero says in the video statement. "Suddenly, I turned to the left and felt something hit me. I thought it was a piece of ceiling that fell on me, then I look down and I see my hat and a bottle on the floor."

A bloodied Quintero was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital in the early-morning hours of May 14 where he was treated; he received stitches to the side of his head.

"We're subject to these kinds of things, but we don't think it's correct," Quintero adds. "It saddens us that people do these types of things and they don't realize the damage thy can cause. My hat blocked the blow or it would have been worse."

Quintero also states that the person who threw the bottle was not an angry fan, but likely an overly excited audience member who got caught up in the moment and threw a bottle. "We don't know why the person threw the bottle," he says. "The motive is not clear."

Los Tucanes de Tijuana will continue with their scheduled tour, which includes a concert in Monterey on Thursday (May 17) and other upcoming shows.

Watch Quintero's video:


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