Rapper Andre Johnson, who raps with a group called Northstar, reportedly cut off his penis early Wednesday morning and then took a leap from a second floor balcony of an apartment building in Los Angeles, according to a Fox News report on Wednesday. The incident involving the rapper, who previously has done work with members of the group Wu-Tang Clan, occurred at 1 a.m. The apparent suicide attempt did not take hold for Andre Johnson.
After the self-inflicted mutilation actions against himself, others at the apartment – Johnson’s friends and fellow rappers – rushed to the ground floor of the apartment. The rapper was reportedly running around and screaming in excruciating pain – as one would imagine. Those present claim that he wasn’t on any hard drugs or anything that would have caused him to do such a thing. The motive Johnson had in committing the self-inflicted acts of violence is not known. Authorities are simply classifying the incident as an attempted suicide, according to an Inquisitr report on Wednesday.
A witness to the incident, who remains unidentified, stated that Johnson’s cutting off of his penis as well as his lunging from the apartment building’s second floor balcony was totally unexpected. The source also said that the incident occurred incredibly fast. It was the self-mutilation act immediately followed by the leaping from the balcony.
Following the incident, Johnson was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from the North Hollywood area's apartment building where he was at when he did these things to himself. It is not known whether doctors have attempted to reattach Johnson’s penis or not. The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center would not comment on the medical case, as a spokesperson for the medical center said its policy is to not comment on a patient’s condition.