19th October, 2021
The Ghana Police Service said popular Ghanaian dancehall musician, Shatta Wale, could not be found after he was said to have been involved in a shooting incident.
Multiple Ghanian newspapers reported that the reggae singer was shot at East Legon in Ghana on Monday.
The singer’s representative, Nana Dope who confirmed the incident however noted that Shatta Wale is alive.
“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,” Dope posted on social media.
However, the Ghanian Police issued a statement over the incident.
The statement reads:
“The attention of the Police has been drawn to the widely circulated news on the alleged gunshot attack on one Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale.
“On hearing the news, the police have launched an investigation into the matter including making contacts with some of his close friends and family members and all of them claim not to have knowledge of his whereabouts or the alleged incident.
“A team has visited the house of Shatta Wale and he cannot be found there.
“Over the last few hours, the Police have searched and continue to look for Shatta Wale at hospitals in Accra.
“Whilst we continue our investigations, the Police is appealing to the public to provide any information concerning the whereabouts of Shatta Wale to the numbers 18555, 191, and 0302773906.”