Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was kidnapped, pistol-whipped and robbed of jewelry early Sunday (July 22) at around 4:30am, according to reports in The Associated Press and TMZ. He was hospitalized shortly afterward.

Reports state that Hernandez was accosted after arriving home early Sunday from a video shoot when another car pulled up and blocked his driveway. Three hooded gunmen got out and pistol-whipped the rapper, according to the report, knocked him unconscious and carried him into their car. There, the assailants said they would kill him if he did not give them money and jewelry. They returned to his home, where the rapper’s girlfriend and daughter were inside but not harmed. Hernandez gave them $750,000 in jewelry and between $15,000 and $20,000 in cash — and then the gunmen forced him back into the car and drove away. According to the report, Hernandez was able to open the back door of the car and escape with the assistance of a stranger whose car he approached — the driver called 911 and an ambulance arrived.

The featured image shows 6ix9ine at the hospital after the incident took place.