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News: Beanie Sigel Shot This Morning in Pleasantville, NJ


Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel has been shot after an altercation outside a Jersey Shore home. The shooting happened around 9:45 a.m. along the 800 block of Spruce Avenue in Pleasantville, New Jersey, officials tell NBC10.

Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, was hit in the stomach, police said. He was taken to a local hospital and is currently in surgery. The 40-year-old rapper was released from federal prison in August after serving a two-year sentence for tax evasion, The Associated Press reported. He was moved to a halfway house in Philadelphia after his release.

The rapper was wearing a monitoring bracelet on his ankle at the time of the shooting, officials said. More details to come….

via NBC