MURDER INC PRESIDENT SHOT

Chris Gotti, the brother of label boss Irv, is shot outside the Def Jam offices in New York...

The brother of MURDER INC record label boss IRV GOTTI, CHRIS, has been shot.

Chris, who was president of the label, was shot in the leg outside the Def Jam offices in New York around 8.30pm on Monday (February 24), according to mtv.com.

He was treated at Bellevue Hospital and released. Police said the incident is being investigated, and there are no suspects at present.

The New York offices of Murder Inc – which has put out records by Ja Rule and Ashanti – were raided by police on January 3, as part of an investigation into Irv Gotti, real name Irving Lorenzo.

Newspaper reports claimed that police were investigating allegations of money laundering, and possible connections with drug gangs.