Update: 50 Cent tweeted about the incident
Hahaha fat boy hit the building?lol it looks staged to me. No hole's in da car instagr.am/p/VCHWuPML2G/— 50cent (@50cent) January 28, 2013
hahaha that boy was spooked. I ride like OBAMA level 6 built proof, bomb proof,you already know. #SMSaudio— 50cent (@50cent) January 28, 2013
Police have the footage from the security cameras at a building across the street from the crash. They are hoping the footage will reveal the identity of the shooter or at least the vehicle they were driving.
Police have no current leads.
#RickRoss Source: Rapper is relaxing w/ family & celebrating his birthday; thinks shooting is unrelated to death threats last month.— Justin Finch (@JustinNBC6) January 28, 2013
TMZ is reporting from their sources that "dozens" of shots were fired at the vehicle around 5AM on Monday morning. None of the gunshots hit the Rolls Royce that Rick Ross and a female passenger were in. Neither Rick Ross or the female passenger were stuck by gunfire buy several buildings in the area WERE hit by shots.
The vehicle that was doing the drive by pulled up to Ross' vehicle and opened fire. The Rolls Royce crashed into a building while they were trying to speed away from the shooters.
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Local 10 News in Miami was the first to report on the shooting. An employee at the Floridian resturant told Local10 "It was rapper Rick Ross and a woman who were in the Rolls Royce. He saw him shaken up after the drive by shooting." Another nearby business owner confirms that it was him saying he just bought a house in the area.
Police: Rolls Royce crashed into a building after being shot at. A witness says a famous rapper was inside. bit.ly/114LDNm— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) January 28, 2013
Police are currently investigating the shooting Rick Ross was driving his Rolls Royce when someone opened fire on it leading the Rolls Royce to crash into an apartment building around 5am Monday.
Rick Ross and the other person inside were not hurt. Police are still looking for the gunman or gunmen.
Police did not officially release the names of the victims because they're in fear for their lives.
Police will NOT release names of 2 people in Rolls Royce because they fear for their lives @nbc6— Betty Yu(@BettyNBC6) January 28, 2013