Shatta Wale, a renowned Ghanaian dancehall artist, is currently being searched by the Ghana Police Service after he was allegedly wounded by unknown assailants.
According to various internet reports, the reggae musician was shot in East Legon, Ghana. Furthermore, the artist’s publicist, Nana Dope, stated that the singer is alive and has been transported to a hospital’s emergency department.
Dope posted via his social media account, “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.”
The Ghana Police Service stated in a Facebook post that they had started efforts to locate the multiple award-winning artist.
The statement which is titled, Police investigate claims of shooting incident involving Shatta Wale reads, “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.”