SOUTH PHILADELPHIA – May 25, 2006 – Rapper Beanie Sigel has been shot along a South Philadelphia street this morning and is being treated at the hospital.
Reports in to Action News indicate Sigel was shot during a robbery attempt and hit in the upper arm. It happened shortly after 8 a.m.
He apparently drove himself to a nearby hospital and is being treated.
Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, told police that 5 black men in 2 vehicles blocked him in and a black male in his 30s about 5′ 11″ tall with a beard wearing jeans and timberland boots shot him twice in the upper right arm. One of the vehicles is described as a dark colored vehicle with tinted windows.
Action News is tracking this developing story and will have more coming up on Action News at Noon.