Rapper Rich the Kid and two associates were robbed, assaulted and shot at outside a West Hollywood recording studio Tuesday, per a sheriff’s report.
The metro Atlanta-based rapper, whose real name is Dimitri Roger, told police three men confronted him and his group in the alley behind Westlake Recording Studio in West Hollywood a little after 3 p.m. PST. The men “demanded their money and jewelry. The victims were then physically assaulted by the suspects,” according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Atlanta recording artist Usher was in the studio at the time, TMZ reported, but was not involved in the incident.
“All the suspects got into a vehicle and drove away, westbound from the location. As the suspects drove away, a shooting occurred by an unknown male suspect. The shooting suspect has not been located or identified,” the police report states.
A witness said as many as 10 shots were fired, TMZ reported, “and at least one bodyguard was badly pistol whipped.”
Hours before the attack, the rapper posted to his Instagram account a photo of him holding wads of cash and standing in front of a Lamborhini.
Roger, who grew up in Woodstock, was the victim of a home invasion this past June, during which he and his girlfriend were injured and taken to the hospital.
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