Twitter began to swell with tweets suggesting Benny The Butcher was shot in Houston, Texas at the weekend. According KHOPU-11, the Houston Police Department said officers are investigating after at least one person was killed during a robbery attempt in a Walmart parking lot Saturday afternoon (November 14).
The unidentified man is rumored to be the MC Griselda. On Sunday (November 15), many fans have the platform of social media with issues such as “The Butcher Benny was shot? “And” Has anyone heard @BennyBsf shot ??? “
Now TMZ has confirmed with the HPD Benny was indeed the victim in the botched robbery. The Buffalo-bred rapper was in town on business and probably hit a local Walmart with two of his friends. While they were sitting in their car, another car with five men inside pulled up beside them, drew their weapons and asked their chains.
Benny and his crew were apparently too slow for suspected thieves, if one of them fired a shell into the leg of Benny and they ran away quickly. Benny and his friends and peeled, but eventually shot call the police.
Benny was taken to hospital for treatment, but his condition is currently unknown at this time. So far, the suspects have not been arrested, but investigators are working on finding them.