The rapper is in a convoy of cars that come under fire...

SNOOP DOGG has been caught up in a shooting incident in LOS ANGELES.

According to US press reports, the rapper was in a convoy of cars travelling through the Mid-City area when they came under fire last night (April 10). A car is said to have pulled up alongside, with three men with guns opening fire on the cars.

One of seven bodyguards were injured, and Snoop, real name Calvin Broadus, is said to be unharmed.

Police Sergeant Brian Owen said one of the assailants wanted to talk with Snoop, before shots were fired.

At press time, no arrests had been made.