Rapper King Gordy has been shot multiple times during an alleged robbery in Michigan, according to U.S. reports.
The hip-hop star, 35, who appeared alongside Eminem in his movie 8 Mile, was gunned down in Detroit on Tuesday (05Feb13), according to AllHipHop.com.
He is believed to have survived the shooting.
D12 star Bizzare has taken to Twitter.com to wish his pal well, writing, "King gordy... get well my n**ga... I'm praying for u... I'm on way back know (sic) to the d (Detroit)."
A message on the Twitter.com page of Nuface Clothing Co adds, "Say A Prayer For 'King Gordy' & His Family. He Was Shot 5 Times Yesterday. He was an Apparent Victim of a Robbery."
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