It’s being wildly reported on social media that Ghanaian dancehall singer, Shatta Wale has been hospitalized after he was shot by some gunmen.

According to the reports, he was shot by gunmen at East Legon on Monday evening, leaving him in a critical condition. The singer is reported to have been admitted at an emergency unit of a hospital (yet to be known) in Accra following the incident.

Shatta Wale’s Personal Assistant, Nana Dope confirmed the report on his Snapchat and asked Ghanaians to keep Shatta Wale in their prayers. He also revealed that videos of the singer in a pool of blood shouldn’t be circulated on social media.

He wrote,

“Please those circulating the video should kindly stop!! i believe the king is gona come out alive and okay!!! keep him in your prayers! they can never bring a good man down!!! shatta wale is stronger than this so lets be otroch for him.”

Nana also revealed that the Ghanaian police intervened after the shooting. He added;

“Thanks to all those calling to check up, the king is still at the emergency ward receiving treatment THE GUNMEN ARE STILL ON THE RUN Thanks to Ghana Police.”