New York Knicks forward, Cleanthony Early, was reportedly robbed and shot in the leg early this morning (December 30th) on his way home from a strip club in Queens. After hearing of the event fellow Queens native 50 cent took to IG to send his support and offer a helping hand.
According to Wall Street Journal, Early was in an Uber car accompanied by his girlfriend when the car was boxed in by two or three other vehicles in an “industrial” area. The Knicks player was then pulled out of the backseat of the Uber by two men one with a ski mask on and the other without and both yielding small semiautomatic guns according to officials.
A group of up to six men then ambushed the basketball player robbing him of 2 gold chains, cash and a cell phone. Following the robbery Early was shot in the right leg sending him to Elmhurst Hospital. The player has since been discharged. His girlfriend and the Uber driver were unharmed during the incident.
Upon hearing this news 50 let it be known that he is going to take matters into his own hands by getting the player his stuff back today if possible. Check out his IG post below: