Boosie Badazz was allegedly shot in the leg on Saturday during a trip to Dallas.
According to TMZ, the 38-year-old rapper and his partner were shot in the parking lot of shopping mall Big T’s Plaza.
Boosey was in the city of Texas to pay his respects to the late rapper Mo3, who was shot and killed while driving on Interstate 35 on Wednesday.
Injured: Boosey Badge, 38, was shot during an armed struggle at a shopping mall in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, TMZ reported; Featured in 2017
Boosey was allegedly driving through Dallas in a sprinter van before the shooting at the mall.
After the shooters opened fire in the van, the musician was hit below the knee and taken to the hospital.
His injuries are not life threatening.
Members of the Dallas Police Department reportedly arrived at the scene after both Boosey and the shooter fled.
Showing his respect: The rapper paid the first tribute to his rapper friend Mo3, who was shot and killed while driving on interstate time in Dallas on Wednesday; Featured in 2018
Collision: Boosey suffered injuries below his knee after being shot by shooters in the parking lot of Big T’s Plaza. After the shooters flee, the rapper is taken to a local hospital
A video circulating on social media after the shooting claimed that Boosey was not injured in the shoot-out while sharing footage of the parking lot, which allegedly took place while the rapper was not present.
However, the clip does not list any sources for his claims, and police have stated that he was injured and is being treated at the hospital.
According to Dallas affiliate ABC WFAA, Boosey has provided very little information to police since entering the hospital.
On Friday night, Boosie was seen surrounded by fans at a different Dallas venue as she paid tribute to her friend and former colleague Mo3.
Say Goodbye: On Friday night, Boosie was seen surrounded by fans at a different Dallas venue as she paid tribute to her friend and former colleague Mo3
Mo3 aka Melvin A. Noble was murdered on Wednesday while driving on I-35.
During a traffic deceleration, a suspect called an ‘adult black male’ exited his nearest car and approached Mo3, who was sitting behind the wheel of his vehicle.
The rapper exited and ran south on the interstate, but was shot several times by the gunman, who retreated to the darker sedan and drove away.
In another car, at least one innocent man was shot during the collision, although his injuries reportedly did not threaten his life.
So far, no suspects have been announced in his murder and no arrests have been made, and police have stated that the attack on Boosey is not related to the killing of Mo3.
He joined the rap group Concentration Camp in the 1990s in Boosey Hills, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, before becoming a solo staple of Southern rap in the 2000s.
Legal run-in: The rapper had a string of drug convictions in 2009 and 2011. He was also tried for first-degree murder, but acquitted. Boosey was released in 2014 after a four-year sentence on a drug charge
Boosey Hills in Boone Rouge, Louisiana, where he joined the rap group Concentration Camp in the 1990s.
In 2000, he released his first solo album, Youngest of the Camp, while performing as Lil Boosie.
Although he became one of the most identified Southern rappers, Boosey’s career stalled in 2009 when he was sentenced to four years in prison for marijuana possession and parole violations.
In 2010, he was charged with first-degree murder for the murder of Terry Boyd, but a jury decided not to plead guilty after little deliberation.
Rant: Earlier this year, Boosey was criticized for the transphobic rant he launched against NBA star Dwayne Wade’s transgender daughter Zaya
More legal trouble ensued in 2011, when the rapist was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple drug charges.
However, his defense team was able to prove that the drug charges were the result of a setup, and Boosey was released from prison in 2014 after serving four years behind bars.
His parole later expired in 2018.
Earlier this year, Boosey was criticized for a transphobic rant launched against NBA star Dwayne Wade’s transgender daughter Zaya.