Jacksonville rapper SpotemGottem target of road-rage shooting in Miami, according to reports

MIAMI, Fla. — Duval rapper Spotemgottem was hospitalized overnight Friday after being shot multiple times in Miami.

TMZ reports that the shooting was the result of a road rage incident.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the rapper was riding in the passenger seat when another vehicle pulled up beside them and opened fire. The vehicle was shot over 20 times.

The-19-year-old rapper, whose real name is Nehemiah Lamar Harden, was reportedly shot 5 times.

Police say the shooter has not been identified.

Harden’s hit single “Beat Box,” peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart last year.

U.S. Marshals in Florida arrested Harden in July after the rapper allegedly broke into a parking garage and pointed a rifle at a parking attendant, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, citing NBC Miami.

In 2017, a then 15-year-old Harden and another teen were arrested in World Golf Village after reportedly stealing a Nissan Frontier out of a St. Johns County driveway.

The two teens were arrested after being seen walking on International Golf Parkway with guns. They faced grand theft auto and weapons charges.

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