Rick Ross Narrowly Escapes Shooting Attempt

Posted Monday January 28, 2013 2:45 PM GMT

He’s no stranger to the thug life, and Rick Ross almost found himself on the receiving end of multiple bullets after an attempt was made on his life.

Around 5:00am this morning (January 28) the 37-year-old rapper (aka William L Roberts) and his passenger Shateria L. Morangne-el (28) were driving a 2011 Rolls Royce when shooters in a nearby car opened fire.

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department released a preliminary statement, though not many details have been confirmed at this time, including the identity of the assailant(s).

“The occupants of the Rolls Royce heard multiple gunshots being fired in their direction.

The driver of the Rolls Royce attempted to drive away from the direction of the shots

being fired and lost control of the vehicle, striking a nearby apartment building.”

Stay lined to the GossipCenter for all the latest up-to-the- minute updates on this troubling story.

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