Soulja Boy celebrated his 26th birthday yesterday (July 28) but the festivities weren't all joyous, as TMZ reports that a friend of the rapper's was shot during an attempted robbery early Friday morning. Soulja was posted in the studio with some of his best buds, Sean Kingston among them, but law enforcement tells the celebrity news site that one of the guests stepped outside, where a male suspect pulled up in a car, wearing a mask.

The victim was shot in the arm after struggling with the suspect, who fled by car after shots were fired. By the time police arrived to the scene, Soulja has apparently dipped, with the victim sustaining non-life threatening injuries. Police don't yet have a suspect, and Kingston, who was photographed alongside Soulja the night of in a since deleted Instagram post, had likewise left the party by the time of the shooting. Video from inside the studio was posted to the rapper's Snapchat, with a few clips included above. Soulja has yet to make any comment via social media on the matter. "Birthday vibes studio flow good energy friends family and working on my music all I'm focused on," he wrote below. the flick of him Kingston.

Musically, Soulja's most recent drop came in the form of "Rockstar," a London on da Track-produced single released yesterday that sees the rapper indulging in the extravagance lifestyle that comes with fame.

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