According to local police, there was an "unverified threat to the artist." They informed the public that there was no immediate threat to public safety and that it was not an active incident.
This evening, there was a scheduled concert at Bankers Life. We were notified of an unverified threat to the artist and the artist canceled this evening's concert - there is no immediate threat to public safety, this not an active incident. Ongoing investigation #IMPDNow— IMPD (@IMPDnews) July 31, 2019
Promoter Mammoth Live released a statement, which read: "Due to a security threat and safety concerns at this evening's show, management has advised that this show be postponed. These threats are currently under investigation."
STATEMENT FROM TONIGHT'S PROMOTER MAMMOTH LIVE:— Bankers Life Fieldhouse (@TheFieldhouse) July 31, 2019
"Due to a security threat and safety concerns at this evening's show, management has advised that this show be postponed. These threats are currently under investigation." pic.twitter.com/PZopS6W8rd
Cardi B issued her own statement, telling the people of Indiana, "I'm so sorry for today."
She even explained that she had been rehearsing a new move she wanted to try out last night, but reminded her fans, "My safety and your safety first."
Dear Indiana people I'm so sorry for today .I will like to let you know I was at the venue I was even rehearsing a new move I been excited to do on my show. Unfortunately there was a security threat that is currently under investigation right now. My safety and your safety first. pic.twitter.com/4glELemzYY— iamcardib (@iamcardib) July 31, 2019
A rescheduled date for the show has not yet been announced.
The threat arrived on the same day that Cardi B revealed that she had sat down to discuss U.S. politics with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.
Cardi B will be performing in Canada this weekend, headlining VELD Festival in Toronto.