Lewisville, TX – Yella Beezy, best known for his hit single “That’s On Me,” has been hospitalized after being shot in Lewisville, Texas on Sunday (October 14).
According to police, Beezy was driving Sam Rayburn Tollway when another vehicle pulled up alongside him to attack. More than a dozen shots were fired and Beezy was struck three times.
Police were called around 3:30 a.m. CST and found Beezy on the State Highway 121 Bypass. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he’s still alive despite his injuries.
We can now confirm that rapper Yella Beezy — whose “That’s On Me” single has become one of the biggest songs of the year and one of the biggest rap hits ever out of Dallas — was hospitalized after being shot last night.
The good news: Our sources say he is expected to be OK. pic.twitter.com/KGEa96qP7o
— Central Track (@Central_Track) October 14, 2018
#BREAKING: @LewisvilleTexas Police investigating who fired more than a dozen shots on the Sam Rayburn Tollway, striking a 26-year-old man multiple times. No word yet if this was a road rage shooting. pic.twitter.com/4vMaktGeq5
— Giles Hudson (@CBS11Giles) October 14, 2018
Beezy earned his first Billboard Hot 100 song in August with “That’s On Me.” The track has found success due to its strong radio presence, spending 19 weeks on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.