More details have emerged surrounding the attempted drive-by shooting of Rick Ross back in January. Witnesses at the scene revealed that the shooter, or shooters, that blasted at Rozay while he was driving Rolls Royce with his girlfriend in the passenger seat were in a BMW.
The Huffington Post reports:
The Fort Lauderdale police report released Thursday says witnesses saw three or four people inside an older model, burgundy- or maroon-colored BMW before the shots rang out. Neither Ross nor his girlfriend, fashion designer Shateria L. Moragne-el, were injured in the Jan. 28 attack. The bullets mostly struck nearby businesses.
The witnesses told police that the car’s occupants fired out of their passenger side window at Ross’s vehicle, according to the report. Police recovered 18 bullet casings.
“The witnesses ducked for cover in their vehicle due to the rapid gunfire, but were able to see the vehicle flee eastbound,” the report says.
The report also says that Ross was armed with a loaded 9mm semiautomatic handgun located in his waistband. Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, did not draw the gun. The police report also notes that Ross has a suspended concealed weapon permit.
Police are reviewing video from 20 surveillance cameras in the area for clues. The footage has not been made public.
A couple of weeks ago it was revealed that Ross was in possession of a Smith & Wesson semi-automatic handgun during the incident. However, he was too busy driving to pull the gun and return fire.
Currently, the “MC Hammer” rapper is dealing with the backlash to a lyric that condones date r@pe in a verse he dropped Rocko’s “U.N.E.N.O.” Just yesterday, protesters gathered at the Reebok store in New York City to demand that the sneaker company sever ties with the MMG rapper.