FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (January 28, 2013)--Rapper Rick Ross crashed his Rolls Royce into a building early Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after hearing shots that were fired nearby.
Fort Lauderdale police say Ross and his companion, fashion designer Shateria L. Moragne-el, reported they heard multiple shots fired in their direction at around 5:00 a.m. Monday.
Ross lost control of the silver Rolls, which crashed into an apartment building, police said.
Neither Ross nor his passenger was injured and police say it did not appear that any bullets struck the Rolls.
The police report used Ross's real name, William L. Roberts.
Ross turned 37 Monday.
Authorities say unknown suspects fled before police arrived.
TV news footage showed a bullet hole in the window of a nearby restaurant.