The president of the union representing the commander has issued a statement denying that Gonzalez ever issued any such order.
50 Cent, the rapper best known for the hit song "In da Club," is reportedly considering legal action after it was reported that an NYPD commander allegedly told officers to "shoot" the rapper on the spot, reports said.
The comments were allegedly made by Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez during a roll call over the summer. The rapper was scheduled to watch police officers who have “beef with each other duke it out” at an event in the Bronx, The New York Post reported.
Gonzalez allegedly said, "Shoot him on sight."
The rapper on Sunday posted on Instagram, “I take this threat very seriously and im consulting with my legal counsel regarding my options moving forward. I am concerned that I was not previously advised of this threat by the NYPD. #NYnotSafe#TheGangstagotabadge”