Witnesses told TMZ that as many as 10 shots were fired outside the Westlake Recording Studio on Tuesday afternoon. Rich The Kid was outside when it all went down, and it appears he was the focus of the robbery. According to TMZ, at least one bodyguard was severely pistol whipped while several entourage members were fired upon.
When Rich the Kid put up a fight, three more men entered the home and began attacking the rapper as well.
Police have responded to the scene and are actively looking for the supects who made off with a large sum of cash and jewelry.
It is unknown whether anyone was hit by the gun fire.
A deputy from the L.A. County Sheriff's Department confirmed to Newsweek that "at approximately 3.30 p.m. on Santa Monica boulevard. three individuals were robbed and there were several shots fired".
Other famous musicians such as Quincy Jones, Billy Idol, Missy Elliot, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Marilyn Manson have also recorded music at the location.
The shooting reportedly occurred as the suspects fled the scene.
Hours before the incident happened, Rich took to Instagram and shared a photo of himself posing with stacks of cash.
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