After losing consciousness on Sunday evening at his home, legendary singer Tom Petty was rushed to the hospital and is reported to be in critical condition.
According to TMZ, Petty was at his Malibu home yesterday evening when he was found unresponsive. The 66-year-old was reportedly not breathing and in full cardiac arrest when help arrived. The status of the singer is not known at this time, but as of last night, the singer was reported to be in critical condition.
Paramedics who were first to respond to the incident were allegedly able to revive Petty and get a pulse. TMZ goes on to say that the "Free Fallin'" singer was taken to Santa Monica's UCLA hospital, where he was immediately put on life support.
The last post on Petty's Instagram came just two hours ago and included a photo of Petty and music director Ed Burns recording his hit song "She's the One." The post made no mention of Petty being in the hospital or suffering any sort of medical issue, but fans who heard the tragic the news commented on the recent post with their well-wishes.
"Stay strong, Tom. The world needs a man like you more than ever on a day like this."