Shock after five people are shot during Chris Brown performance

Five people are in hospital today following a shooting which took place during a party, which rapper Chris Brown was hosting, at Fiesta nightclub in San Jose, California.

The Forever singer was performing Loyal for the crowded club last night when shots rang out and terrified club goer's began running for cover, unsure as to what was actually happening. 

Amateur footage captures the 25-year-old rapper looking startled as loud bangs went off while he and several of his entourage performed on stage.

Police have confirmed that five people were wounded as a result of the shooting. All five were treated in hospital, but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Law enforcement have also stated that several people have been detained following the frightening incident.

Rhianna's ex took to social media to assure fans that he was not harmed during the shocking event, but the tweet has since been deleted.

The footage below captures the aftermath of the shooting.