(AllHipHop News) [UPDATE: Suge was shot a total of six times, not twice like early reports indicated]
UPDATE #2: Revolt TV offered the following update in a statement issued by Suge’s family.
“The family of Suge Knight ask that you keep Suge in your prayers and to stray away from the negativity portrayed by the media. Suge is currently resting and has lost a lot of blood, he’s human. He’s done a lot of things for the community and the culture as a whole so we ask that you respect that.”
Suge Knight, the former head of Death Row Records, was shot last night at a pre-VMA party for Chris Brown.
The incident happened early morning Sunday (August 24) at 10AK club in :Los Angeles. The former mogul was shot twice and is currently in surgery, according to TMZ. Major stars like Young Jeezy, Lil’ Twist, The Game, Richard Simmons, Tyson Beckford and others were in attendance.Suge was able to walk out of the club on his own strength after being shot until he was transported to the hospital.
A source with AllHipHop said that Suge was already out of surgery, despite the attempt on his life.
“Yeah, he was shot at a club here in LA, but is fine he walk out of the club,” the source said, “He just got out of surgery.”
Chris Brown tweeted about the incident later in the night.
The singer said, It’s disappointing that we as a society can’t have fun or enjoy ourselves without any altercations sometimes. Miss me with the bulls**t!!!”
This isn’t the last time Suge has been shot.
He was hit in the leg in 2005 at another pre-VMA party for Kanye West.
The motive for the shooting was not immediately known.