Wisdom Awute, an American rapper, and another man are charged with attempted murder in connection with a gunfire that injured two persons in Miami Beach earlier this week.
Wisdom Awute, a rapper signed to DaBaby’s Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment label, and Christopher Urena were detained in connection with the incident, according to Miami Beach Police.
Awute, 21, and Urena, 29, are charged with aggravated assault and attempted first-degree murder with a deadly weapon. Urena also faces accusations of grand theft and felon in possession of a handgun.
Just after 11:30 p.m. on Monday, police received multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting along the popular Art Deco hotel and restaurant strip. Officers discovered one guy with a shoulder injury and another with a leg injury not far from the Prime 112 eatery.
According to authorities, both victims were brought to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where one remained in critical condition and was paralyzed. The other person who was injured was treated and released.
Urena had been in an argument with another group of males when he pulled out a revolver and began fire, according to an arrest report.