Rapper Kodak Black was hospitalised after sustaining injuries in a shooting outside a lounge that
hosted an unofficial after-party for a Justin Bieber concert. Real name Bill K
Kapri, Kodak Black, was shot in the wee hours of Saturday in West Hollywood.
Three other persons also suffered injuries after an altercation broke out at
2:45 AM, said Los Angeles Police Department.

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The rapper’s lawyer Bradford Cohen posted a
statement on Instagram saying “there was an unprovoked attack on an
individual (K)odak was with, when security and (K)odak came to his aid, several
shots were fired at them by an unidentified assailant. Luckily, this was all
caught on video. Kodak was struck in the leg. It was not life threatening, he
will make a full recovery and he is in stable condition.”

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“Preliminary investigation revealed
there was a physical altercation between several individuals at the location,”
said Los Angeles Police. It also added that gunshots were “fired by an
unknown suspect” who then fled.

Two victims were taken to local hospitals and
two others made their own way to hospitals, police said.

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Bieber was hosting an after-party at The
Nice Guy restaurant and lounge, following a concert, and “the shooting
occurred … near The Nice Guy, but it was not directly in front,” a
source familiar with the event told CNN.

According to CNN, Bieber was inside the
venue when the shooting took place, and he decided to leave once he learned of
the incident.

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Police said there was a “physical
altercation” between several people and gunshots were fired by a suspect
who then fled the scene. In a news release Saturday afternoon, the LAPD asked
for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

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Two of the victims were taken to nearby
hospitals by paramedics while the other two self-transported to hospitals,
police said. They said the incident was not gang-related.