Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine hospitalized after being attacked at Florida gym, lawyer says

Attorney Lance Lazzaro said three or four people attacked the rapper while he was in a sauna.

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy. On Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, a man convicted in the rapper's 2018 kidnapping was sentenced to 24 years in prison by a judge in New York, who cited his leadership role in a gang that is active nationwide. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File) (Luca Bruno, Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Tekashi 6ix9ine was hospitalized after being attacked in a South Florida gym Tuesday, his lawyer said.

The 26-year-old rapper was in the sauna when three or four people approached him and “beat him up,” attorney Lance Lazzaro said.

He said 6ix9ine tried to fight back. A video posted on social media showed the rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, walking through the gym with blood on his face.

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