PICTURED: 50 Cent
50 CENT is firing back at the NYPD after learning that he was allegedly targeted by a New York Police Department Boss.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez is accused of telling officers during a roll call at a Brooklyn precinct last summer to shoot the rapper on sight, and he is now reportedly under investigation.
The Outta Control hitmaker had no idea he had been targeted until he read the headlines on Sunday morning (Feb 17), and he jumped on social media to react.
“This is how I wake up this morning,” he wrote. “This guy Emanuel Gonzales is a dirty cop abusing his POWER. The sad part is this man still has a badge and a gun. I take this threat very seriously and I’m consulting with my legal counsel regarding my options moving forward.”
— 50cent (@50cent) February 18, 2019
The mogul also posted a photo of Gonzalez on Instagram and captioned it: “This is Emanuel Gonzalez commanding officer of the 72 (precinct). He think he got beef with me, so he sending the Homies to put some work in.”
Reports suggest Deputy Inspector Gonzalez – who has been a New York city cop for almost 30 years, made the comment to his officers on June 7 2018, after finding out 50 Cent was scheduled to attend a New York Police Department charity boxing match in the Bronx.
However, the reports are being disputed by Roy Richter -who serves as the president of the Captains Endowment Association – a union that reps Emanuel Gonzalez. He told TMZ that the allegations are “completely false” and blamed 50 for escalating the situation.
“It was 50 Cent who put the safety of the Inspector and his family in jeopardy by publishing a threatening tweet that called for violence last year,” Richter said.
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