Rapper 2 Chainz robbed at gunpoint in San Fran

Published On: Jun 10 2013 03:01:27 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO -

Police say platinum-selling rapper 2 Chainz was robbed in San Francisco just hours before he was scheduled to perform at a concert.

Sgt. Dennis Toomer says the hip-hop star, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, was walking with five members of his entourage near downtown Sunday afternoon. They were approached by three men, one of them holding a handgun.

Toomer says one shot was fired as the rapper had his cellphone and wallet with credit cards and cash inside stolen.

Police say the suspected shooter apparently got away in a gray sedan.
The Atlanta-based rapper was in the Bay Area to