(UPDATED) Gun Shots Fired As Rick Ross & Young Jeezy Get Into Brawl At BET Hip Hop Awards: DJ Drama Gives Recap Of Fight!
Earlier sources reported to TMZ that a fight broke out backstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards tonight between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy that resulted in shots being fired.
According to the sources, Ross and Jeezy exchanged words backstage and started pushing and shoving each other. Apparently BET security and bodyguards for each of the rappers eventually separated the two.
Sources on the scene say that after the fight had been broken up, a member of Rick Ross' entourage pulled out a gun while in the parking lot and shots were fired. It is unclear if the man was arrested.
Jeezy and Ross are still at the awards, which are being taped tonight in Atlanta and air next month.
An update has now been issued: A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department tells TMZ, "Shortly after 7:15 pm Saturday, a fight broke out in the parking lot at the Atlanta Civic Center (where the BET Awards were being taped) between two groups. Atlanta Police Department officers on scene responded to break up the fight and used OC spray in the process. Individuals fled the scene. There were no arrests or reports of serious injuries. Reports of shots fired appear to be untrue." TMZ sources maintain shots were fired.
DJ Drama is now giving his rendition of what happened between the rappers. Watch below: