The Press of Atlantic City is reporting that Beanie Sigel was shot in the torso early Friday morning in the New Jersey town of Pleasantville. Very few details are available about the incident, but Beans is reportedly being treated at the AtlanticCare Regional Medical Center’s trauma center. Another man was also shot at the scene but refused medical treatment. A suspect was apprehended after a car chase. Beans was discharged from prison in August and has since been on house arrest as a condition of his release. Damn, what the fuck Beans? It was literally all good like a week ago.
You can watch some news footage of Beans being removed from the home where he was shot by EMTs here.
UPDATED: We had previously included a picture that was purported to be Sigel recovering post-surgery, but we’ve since been informed that it was not accurate. We’ll update with confirmed news on his condition when it becomes available. As of 2:15 p.m. on Friday, CBS Philly reports his condition as critical, while MTV News spoke to a source that told them the injuries are not life threatening.
via Miss Info UPDATED: The Associated Press confirms that Sigel is awake following surgery:
Authorities and Sigel’s lawyer initially called the wound life-threatening, but hospital officials told police that the 40-year-old rapper was awake Friday afternoon after surgery, Pleasantville police Chief Jose Ruiz told The Associated Press. Investigators were on their way to try to interview him, he said.
UPDATED: Monday December 8th
According to The Press of Atlantic City, Beanie was arguing with his brother-in-law at the time of the shooting. A person of interest was interviewed by police and released. They have no further leads. Sigel is said to still be in serious condition, sedated and unable to speak with police.
Previously: Beanie Sigel Released From Prison