Friday, December 5, 2014

Rapper Beanie Sigel shot in New Jersey home

The rapper Beanie Sigel was shot in the stomach on Friday morning in Pleasantville, NJ. The 40 year old rapper has taken to hospital in critical condition. 

He was shot outside his home in New Jersey. The wound was in the abdomen and he was taken under surgery. The hospital official said Sigel awake on Friday morning after the surgery. The incident happened around 9:20 am. 

Sigel's lawyer, Fortunato Perri, Jr., told NBC10 that he did not believe Sigel was the intended target of the shooting. In 2006, Sigel was shot in the arm.    

Sigel was released from prison in August after sentencing charges for drug possession and tax evasion. According to the federal Bureau of Prisons, his probation is scheduled to end on Saturday. 

Sigel had three albums hit the top five on the Billboard album chart: "The Truth" in 2000, "The Reason" in 2001 and "The B. coming" in 2005. He has also worked in the movie "State Property" and its sequel.  

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