Christian rapper Thi'sl Tyler has been shot multiple times on Tuesday, September 18. One of the bullets broke his leg, and he needed surgery to place a rod and bolts in his leg. Tyler is expected to make a full recovery. Tyler was shot during an attempted robbery by some of the same people he has been trying to witness to about Christ.
A relative confirmed the shooting via a Facebook post.
"Didn't want to post until I knew he was ok and really wrapped my head around everything that happened today. My fav was shot multiples x's last night and underwent surgery this morning.. He is expected to have a full recovery," Dannette Dee Dee, someone who claims to be Tyler's cousin, wrote.
She ended her post vowing to pray for St. Louis and the beloved rapper.
"We have to pray more for this city and all these senseless acts of violence. I thank God He spared my cuzzns life. Praying for a speedy recovery. I love you cuz Thi'sl Tyler," she concluded.
Tyler is a Christian hip hop producer, rapper and songwriter from St. Louis, Missouri. In 2007 Thi'sl was signed to the record label X-Hustler where he recorded three studio albums, After This House I Shall Live, Chronicles of an X-Hustler and Beautiful Monster. In 2012 he was featured on Lecrae's album Gravity which won a Grammy award.