A member of the Grammy-nominated hip-hop group Nappy Roots was kidnapped at gunpoint outdoors his brewery in Atlanta on Wednesday (August 17).
In response to police, Melvin Adams, higher identified by his stage identify Fish Scales, was leaving the Atlantucky Brewery, which he co-owns with the remainder of the Nappy Roots, when he was approached by two male suspects.
The robbers allegedly compelled Adams into his white Mercedes-Benz SUV at gunpoint, ordering him to be taken to Hepville.
Police stated that when the rapper tried to flee, one in all his kidnappers shot him within the leg.
Thereafter the accused fled from the spot. In response to the police, they fled with round $30.
A number of stories stated that Adams contacted a close-by dwelling for assist and residents known as the police. He was instantly taken to the hospital the place his situation is secure.
Police haven’t but supplied any details about the potential suspects.
Nappy Roots member Skinny Satan advised Fox5 Adams is in “good spirits” on Thursday (August 18).
“Scales is my greatest good friend and my brother and my enterprise companion,” he stated. “I stated yesterday, [that] If something occurs to him, I will likely be devastated.
“I am so grateful for the Atlanta neighborhood and all of the help we have obtained for the reason that incident and I sit up for a speedy restoration and may’t wait to see you all on Atlanta or on tour. Keep nappy!”
Deville added: “We might admire it if the general public would enable us some privateness over the subsequent week whereas we re-evaluate the state of affairs, as that is an ongoing investigation.
“I guarantee you that we are going to share the outcomes, because the police division permits. For now, we’re blissful that the size is secure and is recovering.”
In response to wbstvAtlantaki Brewery representatives stated the workforce will improve safety to make sure the security of consumers and staff.