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Rick Ross & Young Jeezy

Brawl at BET Awards

Shots Fired

9/29/2012 5:30 PM PDT UPDATED: 9/29/2012 8:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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A fight broke out backstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards tonight between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy that resulted in shots being fired .. sources at the awards tell TMZ. 

According to our sources, Ross and Jeezy exchanged words backstage and started pushing and shoving each other. We're told BET security and bodyguards for each of the rappers eventually separated the two.

Our sources on the scene say that after the fight had been broken up, a member of Rick Ross' entourage pulled out a gun while in the parking lot and shots were fired.

We're told Jeezy and Ross are still at the awards, which are being taped tonight in Atlanta and air next month.

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A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department tells TMZ, "Shortly after 7:15 pm Saturday, a fight broke out in the parking lot at the Atlanta Civic Center (where the BET Awards were being taped) between two groups. Atlanta Police Department officers on scene responded to break up the fight and used OC spray in the process. Individuals fled the scene. There were no arrests or reports of serious injuries. Reports of shots fired appear to be untrue." Our sources maintain shots were fired.

We're also told that 50 Cent got into it with a rapper named Gunplay, a protégé of Rick Ross. 

Can't we all just get along?

A rep for BET tells TMZ, "BET Networks works very hard to bring the best in entertainment to the city of Atlanta. For the past 7 years BET has celebrated the true art form of Hip Hop. Due to some misjudgment of select attendees, it is unfortunate that certain incidents took place. BET Networks does not condone any type of violence. Local authorities are working to resolve the situation as quickly as possible."

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76.

kitty    

Don't care, shoot yourselves.

651 days ago
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kyokushin187    

To all the nazi comenters.have you heard over a black person shooting up the movie theater. Or molesting little boys. Cooking their wives. I could go on and on.. But you get my point. So if you live in a glass house..

651 days ago
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Celebwatcher    

shocker a fight at the BET awards

651 days ago
79.

Denver    

Of course no one was hit by the gunfire because for some reason the two rapper's "entourages" insist on holding their guns sideways when they shoot. Probably because it was in a movie.

651 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

******s being ******s

651 days ago
81.

nikynewark    

The good news is, these idiots are such lousy shots they never hit what they aim at.
The bad news is, these guys are such lousy shots they hit the innocent people.

651 days ago
82.

get real    

Dont know either One! But....... Look what You have got? What do u expect?

651 days ago
83.

jarrett178    

Can we as black people go anywhere with out acting like a hot mess? Somebody going to jail.

651 days ago
84.

Jim    

T R A S H... And how many of you IDIOTS support these POS by buying their "music" (LOL, music, yeah, right...)

651 days ago
85.

DaveT    

Haha see what I mean?
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"jarrett178" - profile created 24 minutes ago
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"Huh" - profile created 15 minutes ago
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Like I said, there aren't a whole bunch of racists commenting....there are just a few of them who keep making more profiles and screen names ;)

651 days ago
86.

Kabala    

...

651 days ago
87.

Steve    

YEEEEEEEEAH! Thank GOD for the internet. Now the NERDS get to come out of hiding [from under their desk] with their Bifocals on posting hate responses.

651 days ago
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delightfullydelusional    

You're doing your race a disservice. Please stop. Please stop making black folk look like uneducated, brainless, piles of sh*t. Please, this is what you're doing. You're propagating racism, you're proving the racists right - don't do this. Don't prove them right. Get a college degree, talk like a human being, or at least read a book once in a while if you can't go to college. Life will thank you, your race will thank you.

651 days ago
89.

Steve    

HATERS! The more diverse the country becomes the more prehistoric you become!

651 days ago
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Tony C    

And people wonder why 99% of the population has total contempt for these idiots.If these morons didn't have a talents that sells they would be dead or in jail. This is where they will end up any way. Hopefully they will just kill them selves and not any innocent people.

651 days ago
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