Chief Keef was shot at outside the W Hotel in Times Square on Saturday morning. This is according to a TMZ report, which states that the artist was returning from a night out at around 6 a.m. when a shot was fired at him.
Fortunately, Chief Keef was not hurt, as the bullet did not hit him or anyone else and struck hotel signage.
A representative from Chief Keef’s team made the following statement to The FADER in an email: “Chief Keef, who was in New York for an event, along with his team and the other members of Glory Boyz Entertainment (GBE) that were traveling with him are safe.
“Despite today's recent events Keef's main focus is continuing to release quality music and finishing up his upcoming projects which include Mansion Musick, which is set to be released in July through RBC Records and Glory Boyz Entertainment Records, along with a few surprise projects for his fans that will be released throughout the year.”
Police reportedly found a shell casing at the scene. There have been no arrests made in the shooting thus far and law enforcement is currently looking for suspects.
Stay tuned for updates.
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