New York rapper Troy Ave is currently recovering after getting shot multiple times Sunday (December 25) in Brooklyn. Reports claim the gunfire erupted while the hip-hop artist sat in a vehicle.
Reports claim Ave suffered injuries to various body parts following a near-death shooting.
Rapper Troy Ave was shot twice Sunday while sitting in his red Maserati in Brooklyn, sources said. The shooting unfolded in Canarsie at East 91st Street and Linden Blvd at around 4:20 p.m, according to police. The hometown hip-hop star was grazed in the head and struck once in the arm as he sat alone in the six-figure sports car, cops said. His shooter walked up and opened fire without warning — blasting out the driver-side window, cops said. (New York Post)
Troy’s legal team has already issued a statement to alert fans on his condition.
“Tonight, Troy Ave was targeted again… on Christmas,” Scott Leemon, an attorney for the rapper, said in a statement obtained by Billboard. “In Brooklyn, going to meet his family for the holiday, he was shot two times. Thankfully, he will survive the second attempt on his life. As we have said from the beginning — he is a victim. We pray for his speedy recovery.” (Billboard)
The hip-hop artist’s fans have since flooded his Instagram page with their concerns.