Hip-hop artist Beanie Sigel posted bail and was released from jail Saturday after he was charged with shooting and injuring a man outside a Philadelphia bar. Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, surrendered to police late Thursday after returning to Philadelphia from a concert in Camden, N.J., where he performed with rapper Jay-Z.
Police had been looking for Sigel since Tuesday, when he was accused of shooting Terrence Speller, 26, allegedly over an argument between Speller and two women. Speller was hospitalized but is expected to recover, police said.
Sigel’s attorney, Fortunato Perri Jr., said his client denied any involvement in the shooting.
The arrest is the latest in a series of legal problems for Sigel. He is scheduled to attend a preliminary hearing later this month on assault charges and is expected to be arraigned in two weeks in a separate case on firearms charges.
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