Usher and Rich the Kid targeted in West Hollywood armed robbery


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It appears that Rich The Kid is a magnet for robbers.

Law enforcement sources reportedly told the celebrity news website that Rich the Kid, whose real name is Dimitri Roger, was outside the studio when the incident occured.

According to TMZ, Rich The Kid and his entourage were ambushed Tuesday afternoon in a famous West Hollywood studio (Westlake Recording Studios), where Usher was also recording in as well.

Police are now searching for suspects. The victims were then physically assaulted by the suspects.

Rich the Kid reached No 2 in the U.S. charts past year with his debut album The World is Yours, which featured the hit single Plug Walk.

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Calls came in at around 3:15 p.m. reporting shots fired in the area of Santa Monica Boulevard at Greenacre Avenue, the Sheriff's Department said.

As he was doing so, he reportedly fired as many as ten shots- though nobody on the scene was confirmed shot, at least one was pistol whipped. Multiple shots were fired, but luckily no one was hit.

No arrests have been made and police are now investigating the attack.

Hours before the incident happened, Rich took to Instagram and shared a photo of himself posing with stacks of cash.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's West Hollywood station at 310-855-8850.

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