Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was rushed to a Florida hospital after being severely beaten in a gymnasium, Palm Beach Police Department (PBSO) confirmed.

The 26-year-old entertainer was attacked by several men on Tuesday night while in the sauna at an LA Fitness gym in Lake Worth, South Florida.

His lawyer referred to the facts in a statement sent to NBC News. “He was attacked in a gymnasium sauna by three or four… who beat him up (he tried to defend himself),” the rapper’s lawyer, Lance Lazzaro, said in a statement. at NBC News.

The incident took place inside an LA Fitness in Lake Worth, where officers learned that an altercation had occurred within the business between several people.

“Employees heard the disturbances and the perpetrators fled,” Lazzaro said. “South Florida police were called and he was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.”

The 26-year-old victim, real name Daniel Hernandez, suffered facial cuts and bruises.

Palm Beach police confirmed that Hernandez was taken to a local hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

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