shooting outside his Toronto home

shooting outside his Toronto home
shooting outside his Toronto home

A security guard patrolling in front of the home of Canadian rapper Drake was seriously injured by gunfire overnight from Monday to Tuesday.

Around 2 a.m., a security guard posted at the gate of Drake’s Toronto home was seriously injured by gunfire. Individuals opened fire from their car before fleeing, reported Toronto police gun and gang unit investigator Paul Krawczyk, according to AFP.

According to a neighbor, whose testimony was collected by the television channel “CBC”, several gunshots “and a car driving very fast” were heard in the neighborhood, before sirens sounded, “five or ten minutes later.”

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Investigators were unable to determine whether Drake was at home at the time of the incident. Tuesday, midday, the security guard was “still in critical condition in hospital.” An investigation was immediately opened by the Canadian police, who said they had videos that could advance the research.

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The home of the 3-time Grammy Award-winning and best-selling music industry star, located in the upscale Bridle Path neighborhood, was placed under increased police surveillance for some time.

Related to the clash between Drake and Kendrick Lamar?

A tragedy which occurs in a particularly tense context for Drake, in the midst of clash with Kendrick Lamar. For several days, the two rappers have been throwing insults, provocations and serious accusations at each other through songs. In “Family Matters”, Drake accuses the 36-year-old American of domestic violence against his fiancée Whitney Alford.

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The latter hit back with “Not Like Us,” suggesting that Rihanna’s ex-boyfriend was a sex offender and pedophile. Which he immediately denied in “The Heart Part 6”. THE diss track opposing the two heavyweights of North American rap shock the United States and ignite social networks.

For the moment, the police have not commented on the possible link between the shooting and the settling of scores between the two stars. “I am aware but it is too early in the investigation to determine a motive at this stage,” commented Paul Krawczyk.

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