Rich the Kid Involved in Armed Robbery at Studio Where Usher Was Recording
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The Atlanta rapper was reportedly robbed in West Hollywood.
Rich the Kid was robbed, assaulted and shot at outside a West Hollywood recording studio on Tuesday (Feb. 12) afternoon, according to a report in TMZ.
Roger reportedly told police three men confronted him and his peers in the alley behind Westlake Recording Studio in West Hollywood around 3 p.m. PST and “demanded their money and jewelry.”
A local sheriff’s report states that no one was hospitalized, but the rapper, born Dimitri Roger, and two associates were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
TMZ reported, Usher was in the studio during the time of the incident, but was not involved.
All the suspects got into a vehicle and drove away, westbound from the location. As the suspects drove away, a shooting occurred by an unknown male suspect. The shooting suspect has not been located or identified,” the police report states.
According to TMZ, possibly as many as 10 shots were fired “and at least one bodyguard was badly pistol whipped.”
Rich the kid was believed to be the target of the robbery.
In June of 2018, he was involved in a violent home invasion that left him and his girlfriend hospitalized.