Offset was reportedly targeted by a drive-by shooting, according to TMZ. On Wednesday night, Offset was recording at the Crossover Entertainment Group studio in Atlanta when, according to surveillance footage obtained by TMZ, an unknown shooter sprayed the building in bullets while hanging out the passenger side of the car.
The report states that a witness on the scene believes that Offset was the intended target, as he was taking a break outside the studio just before the attack.
When the police arrived, Offset is said to have already left the building. The Atlanta police department issued a statement to Billboard about the incident, read it below.
“On May 8, 2019, at around 9:05 p.m. Atlanta Police responded to 1310 Ellsworth Industrial Pkwy in reference to a call of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party who advised that while he and others were at the location, occupants of a dark SUV started to shoot towards the building.
The shooting resulted in damage to three vehicles, the building and the window of an apartment in the area. It was initially reported that someone was shot in the leg, but officers were unable to locate a gunshot victim. Investigators are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. One of the reporting parties advised ‘Offset’ had been at the location at the time of the incident. That information has not been verified as ‘Offset’ was not on scene when police arrived. The investigation continues.”
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