Fetty Wap Reportedly Involved in Dispute That Led to Shooting

Fetty Wap performs onstage during the 2016 Billboard Hot 100 Festival
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Fetty Wap performs onstage during the 2016 Billboard Hot 100 Festival - Day 1 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Aug. 20, 2016 in Wantagh, N.Y. 

?Update: A suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery involving rapper Fetty Wap, reports TMZRaheem Thomas was booked by cops on gun charges after flaunting the New Jersey rep's signature 1738 chain, among the items swiped in the theft, on Instagram. Thomas, who claims he didn't personally steal the jewelry, was said to have a long-standing beef with Fetty Wap over music deals.

Fetty Wap was reportedly caught up in a disturbance which led to shots being fired in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey on the weekend. 

Two people were reportedly injured in the shooting which took place shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday outside a 24-hour deli, according to multiple reports. The two men were taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center with injuries considered to be not life-threatening. A third man later attended the trauma center at Hackensack University Medical Center with a gunshot wound, though its unclear if he was injured in the same incident.

The "Trap Queen" rapper was uninjured. Paterson deputy police chief Troy Oswald confirmed that Fetty (real name Willie Maxwell) and several of his friends were involved in the disagreement, according to reports, though they are not suspects in the shooting or in a robbery that happened during the incident. It’s unclearly if the injured parties had a connection to Fetty. 

The hip-hop artist has been active on Twitter since the incident. “Overthinking leads to negative thoughts,” he wrote in one tweet.



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