On July 24th Skinnyfromthe9 went live on Instagram after being shot. In the live the Florida artist can be seen on the ground in severe pain while yelling “I’ve been shot”. A few hours after the live his management team posted a message to his fans. The post read “Skinny is in the hospital we don’t know what’s going, he did get shot. Pray for him, this is not a joke.”
Two days later on July 26th the artist posted again and let his followers know he had been shot in the hip as well as having a fractured leg. The caption read “2 nights ago i was shot, got shot in my hip and i have a fractured leg… im really grateful and thankful 2 be alive and that ill still be able to walk again after all this, THANK YOU GOD 🙏🏼, cherish life because it could be gone in a second! Thank you all 4 your thoughts and messages about my recovery ❤️💯💯 and its still free my brother @joshwthe9 🙏🏼🙏🏼”.
Then on July 27th he posted his first day of physical therapy. His video shows him trying to move his legs while sitting and then shows the swelling in his knee. The caption read “Update: Day 1 of physical therapy went well still can’t walk hurts a lot to even move my foot cause of corona virus I can’t have no visitors so I have to take the vids myself 💔 thanks to everyone wishes and everyone worried ❤️ thank god I’m alive 🙏🏻 … it’s an evil world 🌎💔”
He posted again on July 30th. This post included a video of himself taking his first steps since the shooting. The caption read “Slowly regaining feeling in my leg today took my first few steps ❤️🙏🏻 can’t wait to go home thank you god 🙏🏻”. More information to come as details on his recovering become available.
Information via @skinnythe9 magazine @straightofficalmag Writer @dahlia_koca