Rapper Tekashi injured in assault at Florida gym

the rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine whose testimony against his own gang helped convict two high-ranking members, was assaulted by multiple people at a gym in Florida, authorities said Wednesday.

A “multiple person altercation” led Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies to an LA Fitness location in Lake Worth Tuesday night, the sheriff’s office said in a social media post .

The assault left the rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, with various injuries. He was taken to a hospital, but his injuries were not considered life-threatening, authorities said.

It was not clear the motive for the assault, including whether it was related to his cooperation with prosecutors. No arrests have been made and investigators have asked anyone with information to contact them.

The rapper’s lawyer, Lance Lazzaro, did not respond to an email from The Associated Press. But he told other media outlets that Hernández was attacked by three or four people in the gym’s sauna.

Tekashi 6ix9ine, known for his rainbow-colored hair and “69” tattoo on his forehead, previously faced decades in prison as part of a racketeering case in which he was accused of using a violent gang as a “hit squad.” personal death.”

Instead, his sentence was reduced to approximately two years after his testimony against the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, which earned him a label as a “snitch.”