Beanie Sigel has reportedly been shot in a botched robbery in Philadelphia, PA this morning (May 25).
6 ABC’s Action News reports that Sigel (born Dwight Grant) was shot during a failed robbery and struck in the upper arm. The incident took place around 8 a.m. Word is Sigel drove himself to a nearby hospital where he is presently being treated.
Beans told authorities that five black men in two cars cornered him. According to the self-proclaimed “broad street bully,” a 30-something black man standing at approximately 5’11″ with a beard and sporting jeans and timberland boots, fired shots twice in his upper right arm. Beanie described one of the cars as a dark colored vehicle with tinted windows.
Sigel has been plagued with legal trouble in the last few years. Earlier this year, the Philly emcee was found guilty of a misdemeanor assault for punching a 53-year-old man and breaking his eye socket.
He was acquitted of attempted murder last September. Months later, he was jailed until he paid $26,000 in child support and $2,000 in fines. According to his attorney, Fortunato N. Perri Jr., Sigel now plans to return to the studio, work on his clothing line and get back into acting.
Stay tuned for more developments.