Today around 3:30 PM the celebrity website TMZ reported that Tom Petty was rushed to the hospital Sunday as he was discovered in full cardiac arrest. At approximately 4:25 pm CBS News using it’s Twitter account was reported that based on an L.A.P.D source Tom Petty had in fact passed away. At 5 pm, CBS retracted that story saying the L.A.P.D. could not confirm that Tom had passed away and is “clinging to life.” Entertainment Weekly says via their Twitter that “his condition is unclear at this time.”
Our hearts are with the fans, family and friends of Tom Petty.