The police say they are investigating the alleged gunshot attack on popular dancehall artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly known as Shatta Wale.
Handlers of the musician on Monday (18 October) evening alleged on social media that Shatta Wale had been shot by unknown gunmen and was receiving treatment at a medical facility in Accra.
His personal assistant Nana Dhope who confirmed the incident on social media said the gunmen were on the run.
“On hearing the news, the police have launched an investigation into the matter including making contacts with some of his close friends and family members and all of them claim not to have knowledge of his whereabouts or the alleged incident,” the police said in a short statement on Facebook.
“A team has visited the house of Shatta Wale and he cannot be found there. Over the last few hours, the police have searched and continue to look for Shatta Wale at hospitals in Accra.
“Whilst we continue our investigations, the police is appealing to the public to provide any information concerning the whereabouts of Shatta Wale to the numbers 18555, 191 and 0302773906,” the statement concluded.