According to a Jan. 28 Huffington Post report, rapper Rick Ross was the target of a drive-by shooting in Fort Lauderdale early Monday morning. Fort Lauderdale police confirmed to The Huffington Post that Ross was in his Rolls Royce when a gunman in another vehicle opened fire around 5 a.m.
Ross' vehicle then crashed into an apartment complex as the driver attempted to escape the gunfire. “Dozens” of shell casings were reportedly found at the scene, no one in Ross’ car was injured. “Two or three little palm trees” were trampled in the crash, according to the Miami Herald.
Witnesses said Ross had been celebrating his birthday at a nearby restaurant after a night of clubbing. The restaurant was also struck during the shooting, reports the Herald. Witnesses reportedly heard about 15 gun shots.
Police are urging anyone with information regarding this shooting to contact FLPD's Violent Crimes at 954-828-5546.
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