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Gunfight erupts around rapper Waka Flocka Flame

Shooting erupted around rapper Waka Flocka Flame on Wednesday while he was at the Car Stereo Warehouse, a business near Bojangles Coliseum. The Charlotte Observer reports the 24-year-old rapper was talking to fans outside the store when two vehicles pulled into the parking lot. The men in the vehicles and people in Flocka Flame's party exchanged gunfire. One person was shot in the shoulder. Flocka Flame is from Atlanta. He has a hit called "No Hands" making its way up the Billboard charts. The Observer reports that Flocka Flame (real name Juaquin Malphurs) was at the store to have the sound system on his tour bus upgraded. Police questioned the rapper and three others at police headquarters. The shooting also has the attention of celebrity news site TMZ. Also, here's a link to a story on WCNC-TV.