Update: Beanie Sigel Shot In New Jersey
News sources around the South Jersey and Philadelphia area are reporting that Beanie Sigel was shot early this morning in Pleasantville, New Jersey.
According to reports. Sigel — real name Dwight Grant — was reportedly hit in the leg (and possibly in the stomach) around 9:30 AM on Friday morning (Dec. 5). Reportedly, another man also injured but did not receive medical attention.
Beanie was released from prison this past August on various charges.
Stay tuned for updates on this story.
UPDATE (1:12pm EST): A fan shared this photo of Beanie in the hospital & he appears to be just fine.
UPDATE (2:11pm EST): NBC Philadelphia has updated their story. They now say Beanie was hit in the back and is in critical condition.
Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, was hit in the back, his attorney Fortunato Perri, Jr. told NBC10. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and is currently in surgery. Police originally believed Sigel was shot in the stomach.
Another man was injured in the altercation, but was not shot, police said. He is being questioned by detectives.
Perri, Jr. said Sigel had just returned home from dropping his kids off at school when he came upon some sort of physical altercation near his house. The attorney said it appears Sigel was not the intended victim.