Rapper 2Chainz Reportedly Robbed at Gunpoint in S.F.
The HuffPo reports that the Atlanta rapper was outside at about 4:30 p.m. when shots were fired. Police showed up at the scene, where 2 Chainz "wasn't cooperative," saying he wanted to handle it himself, according to TMZ.
Surveillance video shows that the rapper was the intended target, and that his entourage "ran away from the incident like 'cockroaches running from a flashlight.'"
SF Weekly has contacted the SFPD to confirm these reports and get more information on the incident. We'll update this post when we know more.
Until then, enjoy this:
Update: San Francisco Police Sgt Dennis Toomer released the following statement:
On 6-09-13 at 4:36pm, Tauheed Epps AKA rapper 2 Chainz was walking along with five members of his entourage on the 800 block of Mission Street. The group was approached by three Hispanic men. One of the men had a handgun and fired a shot. No one was injured in this incident. Mr. Epps had a wallet, which contained credit cards and US Currency along with a cell phone taken. The suspected shooter is described as a Hispanic male, 20-30 yrs of age, short cropped hair, wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jean pants. The suspect fled in a possible grey colored sedan. This is an on-going investigation. THERE IS NO FURTHER INFORMATION AT THIS TIME