New York rapper J.R. Writer was shot last night (October 11) in the Bronx, according to reports. While details are still sketchy, sources stated that the Dipset affiliate was shot in the leg, although this has not been confirmed. The rapper did confirmed he was at least injured during the shooting via his Twitter page. “Thank the Lord I’m alive, they tried to kill ya boy.” Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and J.R. Writer had performed together as recently as last week, at 50 Cent’s Thisis50 Festival in New York. “That’s crazy, I didn’t hear about it. Damn, I don’t know. It’s dirty out there in the streets,” Juelz Santana told AllHipHop.com about the shooting. J.R. Writer Tweeted. J.R. Writer recently released a new album titled Cinecrack 1.5 on iTunes.