Reports are flooding in online that popular Ghanaian singer, Shatta Wale, was shot by gunmen and has been hospitalised since then.
According to the reports, he was shot by gunmen at the East Legon on Monday evening and it was almost fatal. The reports said that the singer is currently hospitalised in an undisclosed location in Accra.
The singer’s personal assistant, Nana Dope, confirmed these reports in a Snapchat post and used the medium to ask Ghanaians to keep the prayers on in their heart for the singer.
Nana Dope also asked for the false video circulation to end and for Ghanaians to protect the privacy of the singer.
“Please those circulating the video should kindly stop!! i believe the king is gona come out alive and okay!!! keep him in your prayers! they can never bring a good man down!!! shatta wale is stronger than this so lets be otroch for him.”
Nana also revealed that the Ghanaian police intervened after the shooting happened. He wrote;
“Thanks to all those calling to check up, the king is still at the emergency ward receiving treatment THE GUNMEN ARE STILL ON THE RUN Thanks to Ghana Police.”
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The Ghana Police took to Facebook to share an update about the situation.
The article was titled;
Police Investigates Claims of Shooting Incident Involving Shatta Wale.
The attention of the Police has been drawn to the widely circulated news on the alleged gunshot-attack on one Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale.
On hearing the news, the police have launched an investigation into the matter including making contacts with some of his close friends and family members and all of them claim not to have knowledge of his whereabouts or the alleged incident.
A team has visited the house of Shatta Wale and he cannot be found there.
Over the last few hours, the Police have searched and continue to look for Shatta Wale at hospitals in Accra.
Whilst we continue our investigations, the Police is appealing to the public to provide any information concerning the whereabouts of Shatta Wale to the numbers 18555, 191 and 0302773906″