Shatta Wale: Musician shooting was prank - New Details show

Shatta Wale: Musician shooting was prank - New Details show

  • Ghanaian Dancehall musician, Shatta Wale, pranked Ghana that he was shot by unknown gunmen
  • His spokesperson, Nana Dope, lied that Shatta Wale is receiving treatment at the emergency ward
  • He did not state which hospital the Dancehall king has been rushed to

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Shatta Wale was reportedly shot by some unknown gunmen at his East Legon mansion on Monday, October 18, 2021, just a day after celebrating his birthday.

This has been confirmed by his spokesperson, Nana Dope.

The musician was said to be in a critical condition and receiving treatment at the emergency ward.

Shatta Wale shot by gunmen; rushed to emergency ward in critical condition
A collage of Shatta Wale. Photo credit: @shattawalenima/Instagram
Source: Instagram

According to a tweet sighted by, Nana Dope revealed that the assailants shot Shatta Wale in the rain, and wondered who hated the musician this much to do this to him.

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He thanked the Ghana Police for their immediate intervention to get Shatta Wale to the hospital.

The gunmen, however, are on the run and being pursued by the police, Nana Dope explained.

It turned out that Shatta Wale and his PA were all telling lies and that they only pranked Ghana.

The two, together with others were arrested and arraigned before court for their actions.

Video of how prophet predicted Shatta Wale's shooting

Shatta Wale's shooting prank came on the heels of Bishop Stephen Akwasi, known popularly as Jesus Ahuofe claiming that the musician would be shot a day after his birthday.

In the video published by, the bishop mentioned that Shatta Wale would be shot Monday, October 18, 2021, and that would lead to his death.

According to him, he saw in the spiritual realm that a top Dancehall artiste would meet his untimely death after an armed robbery attack.

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As for the name of the musician, the prophet said he saw “Charles”, but did not know whom that was as Shatta Wale is rarely called by his real name.

Shatta Wale responded to the 'prophecy' and said he would wear a bulletproof from October 17, his birthday.

Jesus Ahuofe was also arrested by the police for his claims.

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Naa Ayeley Aryee Naa Ayeley is a creative writer with over ten years of experience in journalism and media. She started writing for YEN in 2017 as an editor on the entertainment desk and later became a monitoring editor.