American rapper, Jeremie Pennick, popularly known as Benny The Butcher has been hospitalized after he was shot during an attempted robbery in Houston.
According to Houston police, the sad incident happened on Saturday evening November 14, at a Walmart located on South Rice Avenue.
It was gathered that Benny The Butcher was at the Walmart with friends when five armed men approached the group and demanded some of their belongings.
However, when the 35-year-old rapper and his friend did not remove their chains quickly enough, one of the men shot him in the leg.
He was later transported to an area hospital with a non-life-threatening injury and is expected to recover.
Meanwhile, an investigation into the incident is ongoing.