Blue tried to protect his cousin when he was shot during an attempted robbery, and the bullet pierced his lung and sent him to the ICU … according to his brother and colleague, Pretty Ricky, Smith shows.
Smith tells TMZ … Blue is still in intensive care and was tied to a breathing machine because of his injury and so far only his mother and father have been able to see him in the hospital due to COVID restrictions.
We were told during the confrontation at SpareZ Bowling Alley in Davie, Florida … Baby Blue tried to take the gun from one of the suspects in an attempted robbery to prevent his cousin from being shot, and he was shot instead.
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Smith says the bullet went through Blue’s shoulder and pierced his lung, as well as a graphic video of the scene – posted by Hollywood Unlocked – right after that it’s terrifying and chaotic … with the cousin screaming for help.
As I reported … the cops say that the rapper was shot during a physical altercation with 2 suspected armed men who approached to try to steal a gold chain necklace. The suspects fled before police arrived and no arrests have been made so far.