After being shot in the abdomen near his home in New Jersey on Friday (December 5), Beanie Sigel was reportedly awake the same afternoon after leaving surgery. The latest news, which was delivered to The Associated Press by Pleasantville police Chief Jose Ruiz, comes after initial reports that the rapper’s wounds were life-threatening.
According to Billboard, Sigel and another man were both injured outside the State Property emcee’s home on the morning of December 5. Sigel was brought to the hospital for his injuries while the other man declined treatment and refused to cooperate.
While recovering from being shot, Beanie Sigel had a lung removed, according to TMZ.
The lung, which weighed about 1.3 pounds, was riddled with bullet fragments and needed to be removed.
Beanie Sigel will reportedly be spending 90 days in the Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation in Pomona, New Jersey as he recuperates.