Rapper Rick Ross dodges bullets in drive-by shooting

Posted at 1:40 PM, Jan 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-28 13:41:37-05

FORT LAUDERDALE (PIX11) – Rapper Rick Ross reportedly escaped death early Monday morning after a barrage of bullets were fired at the vehicle he was driving in.

According to authorities, the incident happened at about 5 a.m. in Fort Lauderdale.

Ross was behind the wheel of his Rolls Royce when a gunman in another vehicle pulled up beside him and started to open fire, police confirmed.

Ross was not injured nor was his female passenger however, local reports say several buildings in the area were struck by bullets.

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Rick Ross managed to walk away unharmed after a gunman unleashed a barrage of bullets at the car he was driving in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. (GETTY)

While attempting to flee the scene, the MMG boss crashed the Rolls Royce into a nearby apartment building.

Police say the gunman managed to drive off.

Cops are still investigating the incident. TMZ reports, detectives are now gathering footage from surveillance cameras at the scene in hopes of identifying the gunman.