[Reporter 1]
“At 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, Tupac was on his way into
a Times Square building to record at an 8th floor
studio with another rapper. But in the lobby Shakur was
shot several times, including two graze wounds to the
head. Tupac’s lawyers said the attack appeared to be a

[Reporter 2]
“Against doctor’s orders, Tupac Shakur checked himself
out of the hospital less than 24 hours after being shot
five times on the way to a Manhattan recording studio.”

[Reporter 3]
“Tupac Shakur secures one clean legal victory this year as
he is dismissed of assault charges brought against him
that he allegedly shot at two off-duty Atlanta cops on
Halloween last year. The case was dismissed due to 
insufficient evidence.”

[Reporter 4]
“More controversy surrounding Tupac Shakur.”

[Reporter 5]
“Meanwhile in Tupac News, at about 6:45 tonight, Shakur
may have lowered his own chances of surviving the attack
by checking himself out of the hospital that probably
saved his life.”

[Reporter 6]
“Tupac Shakur checked into the Metropolitan Hospital
yesterday under an assumed name. His lawyer said he had
connections, but wouldn’t say what kind, that could provide
top-notch security for the injured rap star.”

[Reporter 7]
“Shakur underwent surgery today.”

[Reporter 8]
“The shooting of Tupac Shakur here in New York City once
again underscores the violence that has surrounded this man since
he shot the superstardom in the world of music and intertainment.”