Unknown assailants fired shots into Lil Wayne's tour buses in Atlanta early Sunday morning.
No one was injured in the shooting, according to representatives for the Atlanta Police Department, who spoke to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. About a dozen passengers were on two different buses that received fire, but it's unclear if Lil Wayne was among them at the time of the shooting.
The rapper had been playing a concert at the Compound nightclub in Cobb County near suburban Atlanta. Around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, someone placed a 911 call indicating that the buses had been shot at while on the I-285 Freeway, and that the buses were part of Lil Wayne's tour. Police arrived at the Atlanta Mandarin Oriental hotel to investigate.
"Witnesses could only provide a limited description of the suspect vehicles,” said Atlanta police spokeswoman Elizabeth Espy, to the AJC. “They were described as two white vehicles, possibly a Corvette-style vehicle and an SUV.”
The shooting is the latest unnerving episode for Wayne. He is suing his longtime label Cash Money Records for $51 million, and he survived a critical stay in an L.A. hospital in 2013 after suffering debilitating seizures.
In March, police were called to a home in Miami Beach after reports of gunfire on a house belonging to Wayne, but the reports proved to be a hoax.
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