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Shots Fired At Waka Flocka Flame's Tour Bus
posted Wednesday February 16, 2011 at 11:55AM PST | 53 comments
Various sources report one of Waka Flocka Flame's associates was hit and his tour bus took four shots during a botched drive by in Charlotte.
At least one person was shot when unidentified men opened fire on Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame’s tour bus in Charlotte, North Carolina Wednesday. Both TMZ.com and Fox affiliate WCNC report Waka’s bus sustained at least four shots after two cars pulled up next to the tour bus and began shooting. Waka—real name Joaquin Malphurs—was reportedly getting a stereo installed on his tour bus when the men shot at the bus and the electronics store performing the installation. " alt="">
After Waka Flocka Flame’s publicist confirmed members of the rapper’s security detail opened return fire on the fleeing men, the rapper announced he wasn’t harmed via his Twitter account. Local police temporarily detained Waka Flocka Flame along with several other men.
In January of 2010, Waka Flocka Flame sustained a gunshot wound to the arm after being involved in a scuffle at an Atlanta-area carwash. The incident was reportedly caused by someone attempting to steal the rapper’s jewelry.