The Game Admits He Started Shootout with 50 Cent Outside Hot 97

The Game finally admits he fired the first shot in the infamous shootout that occured outside the Hot 97 offices in New York in 2005. Some background on the situation from MTV News:

A 24-year-old man who police have identified as Kevin Reed of Compton, California, was hospitalized after a shooting outside the offices of New York radio station Hot 97 on Monday night. Although police have not confirmed many details, a source close to the investigation said the incident occurred at around the time 50 Cent was making an appearance at the radio station to announce that the Game had been booted from the G-Unit. Police said Reed is expected to recover.

According to the source, Game, who had been a guest on the station earlier in the evening, apparently returned to Hot 97’s offices accompanied by an undisclosed number of men and tried to get into the building. At around the same time, 50 Cent’s interview was audibly interrupted, some conferring occurred, and the interview ended abruptly. Game and company were not allowed into the building and subsequently began quarreling with a group of individuals who were leaving Hot 97. The altercation led to Reed being shot at least once in the left leg. He was rushed to St. Vincent’s Hospital.

There were also shots fired outside the office of Violator Management — the company that manages 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Tweet and Missy Elliott — on Monday night, but no one was injured, according to police. There are no suspects as of yet in either shooting.

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