Tom Petty on Life Support after Suffering Cardiac Arrest

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Rock star Tom Petty is hospitalized on life support after being found unconscious in his California home on Sunday.

The front man for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 66, was found in cardiac arrest, not breathing, according to TMZ. 

"At this time, Tom's still clinging to life. A report that the LAPD confirmed the singer's death is inaccurate," TMZ reported late Monday afternoon via Twitter.

The band made a stop in Arkansas back in April (see attached photo), performing at Verizon Arena as part of a tour celebrating their 40th anniversary. They had also taken the stage before Arkansas fans in April 2012 at Verizon. Just last week, Petty wrapped up a long leg of the tour with three sold-out shows at the Hollywood Bowl, according to Forbes. 

The "Free Fallin'" rocker recently said this tour would be his "last big one" during a chat with Rolling Stone. 

He described the hectic nature of a country-wide tour during the June interview and said he hopes to record again. 

"It's still a wild pace," Petty told Rolling Stone.

Story details from Fox News and TMZ.


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